Archive September 2021

My PICH Story

I started my PICH journey feeling a little apprehensive about what the experience would be like in the context of Covid and with the prospect of the course being run entirely virtually. However, in the midst of the pandemic, PICH was a refreshingly positive experience and I quickly found myself really looking forward to the sessions each month. It was a welcome chance to connect with passionate individuals with shared interests and ideas. The project I have been most proud…

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Investigating Harrow’s Infant Mortality Rate, a Case for Integrated Care

My integrated care journey started when I was working in an integrated training post, doing half the week in Paediatrics and the other half in General Practice. I worked in a practice that ran Learning Together clinics and I became interested in this. I had the opportunity to work with the Paediatric Public Health team and participated in the Learning Together clinics from this side, as well as a range of other projects. As I moved to a Public Health…

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My PICH Story: Juggling Projects, Realising the Gaps & Making the Connections

Before starting PICH, as a First Five GP (2 years post CCT) my interest was in exploring a portfolio career where I could work in General Practice, but also return to Acute Paediatrics for 1-2 days a week. While I was having the opportunity to see lots of children as a GP, I missed the energy that came when working alongside paediatricians and paediatric nurses in settings such as Paediatric ED, where there was always so much to learn and…

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