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Top tips for dealing with ‘Mother guilt’

I am an ex-superwoman. I learned my special powers from my mother, who was an actual superwoman – she worked full-time as a doctor, raised four children, cooked like...
photo of Dr Anne Malatt by Clayton Lloyd for article on Being A Woman

Being a woman

In medicine, I am seen as a woman at times when it suits some agendas, and not seen as a woman when it does not suit. But no matter...

Women and Alcohol – The Lily Livers

“Sober is the New Black”, “Mind Your Drink”, “The Sober Diaries”, “The Sober Revolution”, “Drunk Mom”, “Mindful Drinking”, “The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober”, “Glass Half Full”, “Girl Walks...
Photo of Dr Anne Malatt and Dr Jane Barker by Mr Alan Johnston for article by Dr Jane Barker on Women are Rising

Women are Rising: are we ready?

The tide is turning and women are rising, but are we ready? That in Medicine there should be gender equity in student admissions, in pay, in job opportunities, is a...
Photo of Anne Malatt by Clayton Lloyd for article by Dr Anne Malatt on Why don't women lead the way?

Why aren’t women leading the way?

Women are natural leaders. We lead by example, by reflection and by virtue of the fact we have an innate wisdom in our bodies that we are deeply connected...
Photo by Clayton Lloyd of Dr Anne Malatt for her article on Sexual Abuse in Surgery

Sexual Abuse in Surgery

The sexual abuse of women is once again in the news as the behaviour of a Hollywood producer is brought into the light. But are we shining that same...
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What does a doctor look like?

An article published in 2016 recounted the stories of several female doctors who had offered in-flight assistance to distressed passengers in response to the call for help, and who...
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Women at the heart of medicine

With gender equity in medical schools, women are very definitely at the heart of Medicine where they always should have been. The question remains, however, have they been able...
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The Qualities Women Bring To Medicine That We Can All Learn...

In late 2016, a landmark paper was published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.(1) A study of around 1,600,000 urgent medical admissions of older people, for a...

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