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28 Jul The Stitches of Final Year

There’s something meditative about suturing. Positioning the first bite, puncturing the tattered skin and fascia, pronating your wrist to feed the needle through. So, whenever the opportunity has arisen in my Emergency Medicine rotation, I’ve taken it. My interrupted sutures have never been so aesthetically pleasing. But,...

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07 Apr You were not the Imposter

If you’ve been on the internet or social media at any point in the past year or so, you’re probably familiar with Among Us. You know – the game where you play as a colourful little astronaut character (a Crewmate) on an abandoned spaceship, trying...

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Man sitting in dark room with laptop

02 Mar Luck vs Hard Work

The first thing they tell you when you get into medicine is that you are studying with the best of the best; the cream of the crop. Certainly, everyone that gets in is hard working, is at least somewhat intelligent, and is usually a little...

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Collage of student on the wards at Kingaroy Hospital, the CT scanner, the Kingaroy Peanut Van and the Bunya Mountains

17 Feb Making Memories in Kingaroy

I’m not an outdoorsy kinda gal. I like having access to everything I need right outside my doorstep and the thought of repeatedly running into my neighbours at the supermarket truly unnerves me. So, if you’d told me that one day I’d fall in love...

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21 Sep My Men’s Mental Health Story

Story 1 One of the biggest challenges I've faced with my mental health is undoubtedly the image of men needing to be stoic. Not only is it reinforced with men, but further reinforced by my culture. It took me many years to realise that bottling up...

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This Blue Week, we asked people at different stages in their medical career, to share their personal Wellbeing Stories unique to the current context of their medical careers. Through various stages of medicine, we all face our own unique challenges and although it may sometimes...

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