Back to reality
- By: Jason O'Neale Roach
Tutorial 1: Speculum examination. Clare manages to get the device stuck in the plastic model. The consultant assures her that the real anatomy is “more forgiving.” We sincerely hope so.
Tutorial 2: Arrive for ward round at 8 02 am to be chastised. “If you were going to see a play, you wouldn't turn up to the theatre late now would you?” my consultant insists. I try not to smile. Teaching consists of the question: “Name all the vestigial organs you know?”
Tutorial 3: Awake from my recurring “elective daydream” based in the Bahamas with just enough time to get to the tutorial. Seems decidedly empty - until we realise the small print of our timetables says it's being held two miles away. Luckily, I'm still lethargic enough to bring back the conga line on the beach. Use the lunch break to check my email. Computer crashes as I type