Tag: practice of medicine

Photo of Dr Eunice Minford for article by Dr Eunice Minford on The Fragmentation of Medicine

The Fragmentation of Medicine

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I have witnessed many changes within medicine over the last 30 years – one of which has been the increasing fragmentation of medicine despite the increased focus on the...
photo of hands for article by Dr Jane Barker on Honouring the body we touch

Honouring the body we touch

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Touch has been used in healing since ancient times. Touch can be a way of connecting with our patients, a way of expressing compassion. The tender holding of a...

A love letter to medical students

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I love training medical students. They bring me great joy and as they are one of the most under-appreciated groups of people in any hospital or medical practice, I...
Baby elephant ears for article on Listening by Dr Jane Barker

Listening with heart

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  “Listen to your patient; he is telling you the diagnosis.” William Osler Listening is an art and in clinical practice its value cannot be over emphasised. Learning to listen fully with...

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