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Rory Conn, specialist trainee year 5 child and adolescent psychiatry, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London Rory Conn works at an inpatient unit for adolescents aged between 13 and 18 years in north London. The small unit caters for only 12 patients whose mental health needs are sufficiently complex to require hospitalisation. Why did you choose psychiatry as a specialty? When I started medical school I thought I wanted to be an orthopaedic surgeon, but I changed … Read this article >>
Psychiatry involves the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of myriad mental health disorders that can affect patients from childhood through to old age. The specialty is a government priority, with ministers pledging to achieve “parity of esteem” for mental and physical health.1 Psychi… Read this article >>
Completing specialty training can seem like a long route—one bound by well defined pathways and little career flexibility. A report published by Health Education England and the Medical Schools Council, By choice—not by chance, recently explored what co… Read this article >>
Stroke medicine is a key subspecialty in any modern hospital, with one in five acute inpatient beds occupied by a stroke patient.1 Stroke patients represent all backgrounds and ages. Although the typical image of a stroke patient is that of an older per… Read this article >>