French cuisine

As an Indian, I am used to the infusion of an array of different flavours. If I am completely honest, I am the type of person who is inclined to put chilli flakes or some form of spice to any dish to be able to fully enjoy it. In my opinion, French cuisine is extremely…

Pap smears and tears

The staff in the gynaecology outpatients clinics were very welcoming. After a quick tour of the the department, I met with the consultant who I would be working with. He had trained in Egypt before moving to Australia to complete his specialty training in obstetrics and gynaecology. Now, he specialises in purely gynaecology with a…

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…