Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Three more years

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Hannah's first day GP training
My youngest daughter Hannah has just started a further three years of training to become a GP Already she has done six years at medical school and two years as a junior hospital doctor.

What more is there to learn?

Looking back over my career I'm conscious of the need to learn and re-learn on a daily basis. Not only the knowledge base of the essence of medicine which grows so quickly, but the challenge of applying yourself to the myriad of differing situations which you face each day. These situations frequently require lateral thinking superimposed on a core of knowledge and experience. Its a great career and I hope she gets as much interest and enjoyment as I have had.
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