Monthly Archives: June 2011

Would treating HIV be solvable in the near future?


We might have recently heard about possibly the first person ‘functionally cured’ from HIV using stem cell transplants – “A 45-year-old man now living in the Bay Area may be the first person ever cured of the deadly disease AIDS, … Continue reading

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What does the future hold for the NHS?


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Medicine application statistics, UKCAT and the trend from 2011 entry


King’s College London (KCL) Medical School received in excess of  3,900 applications for around 325 places for 2011 entry. The thing with KCL is they do only consider applicants with Access to Medicine qualifications if they have been out of full … Continue reading

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Shall I opt for Lambeth’s or MANCAT’s Access to Medicine course?


All of a sudden I am tied up in my quest for reputable Access to Medicine course. My heart says The Manchester College (MANCAT) but my head favours Lambeth. I have tried to assess the pros and cons of each … Continue reading

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My favourite book on medics – Trust me, I’m a Junior Doctor


This book, Trust me, I am a Junior doctor, by Max Pemberton – a medical practitioner and journalist, discusses about the life of a junior doctor, before they were re-branded as the contemporary ‘foundation year’ doctors, during his first year of practice in the … Continue reading

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