My elective in Australia

After months of chasing up various people for documents, the long process of applying through the University of Queensland and being insistent on being placed in the obstetrics and gynaecology department, I am finally finished with my 4 weeks of placement. It has been a rollercoaster of mixed emotions but I have tried to enjoy…

Birth suite

An hour into my shift on the birth suite, I got to see a beautiful baby girl come into the world. This is very different to praying that someone would come into the hospital in labour whilst I was on my obstetrics and gynaecology rotation in Lancaster; where medical students are lucky to have at…

Aussie scrubs

The patient in gynaecology theatre was a complex case of endometriosis. But before I start talking about what I saw, I am going to start off by talking about how cute the scrubs are at RBWH.  On top of the trousers and top, you also have the option of wearing a jacket for the endless…