To me, one of the weirdest aspect of being a clinician academic is regularly feeling that someone seems to want to chop my head off, without me clearly knowing why. Continue reading
Today was my clinical day. In comparison to my usual clinical days, it was an especially good one. Continue reading
For the last few years, I’ve been a Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist, an NHS Service Manager and a senior AHP. Now, I’ve begun to be a Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow. So, what’s the difference? Continue reading
A lot of clinician academics, including me, only have a job if we bring in grants that pay our salaries. A lot of the time this means working my socks off to ensure I will have a job in 12 months time. Continue reading
I’ve been agonising over how to describe the ‘clinician’ bit of my role (who knew there is so much decision making involved in writing a blog?!). I do want to cover the ‘clinician’ as well as the ‘academic’ as the purpose of this blog is to open up all aspects Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about starting a blog – a blog about being a clinician academic – for some time. I’ve had the idea, and I know what I want from this blog. But what should be in the very first post?!?