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Amile & Suba met whilst working their first ever doctor jobs in a hospital just outside of London. They have since lived together, become friends & supported each other through the highs and lows of working life. Listen as they chat through the stories and challenges that face junior doctors every single day.

Life After The Letters Dr Amile & Dr Suba

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Amile & Suba met whilst working their first ever doctor jobs in a hospital just outside of London. They have since lived together, become friends & supported each other through the highs and lows of working life. Listen as they chat through the stories and challenges that face junior doctors every single day.

    S3 E1: Three Techniques to Negotiate With Your Patients

    S3 E1: Three Techniques to Negotiate With Your Patients

    In my first episode, I talk to you about my latest bingeing obsession. Nope not Netflix, but Masterclass! Recently I've been listening to Chris Voss' take on what it means to be a successful communicator. I discuss the three techniques of Mirroring, Labelling & Mastering Delivery. These are all methods I've tried in my consultations with patients and conversations in my real life lol. Check it out and let me know what you think. If you like the episode, please give me a 5 star rating over on iTunes. And always feel free to drop me a message/share the episode over on my Instagram page @amileya.
     
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    • 14 min
    Season 3 Trailer

    Season 3 Trailer

    Life After The Letters is back with a new format and solo host! Dr Amile will be back and sharing her reflections as a junior doctor in the NHS. New episodes every Monday.
     
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    S2 E13: Mr David Sellu on Finding Justice Amongst Injustice

    S2 E13: Mr David Sellu on Finding Justice Amongst Injustice

    Mr David Sellu is a surgeon and the author of the auto-biographical book Did He Save Lives?. In this candid book, he chronicles his journey as a well respected doctor with an impeccable record. We learn of the tragic circumstances that resulted in a patient death and a conviction of manslaughter. Having spent 40 years of his career working as a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in West London, his life was irrevocably changed with investigations and imprisonment. After serving a 15 month sentence, Mr Sellu was released and granted an appeal. His conviction was overturned with buried evidence & he has since been exonerated of blame.


    Today's episode is an insight into the traumas and triumphs he faced.
     
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    S2 E12: Dr Robin Fawcett on Being a Doctor, Being a Patient & Being led by the Human Experience.

    S2 E12: Dr Robin Fawcett on Being a Doctor, Being a Patient & Being led by the Human Experience.

    Dr Robin Fawcett is an American-trained GP based in the UK. She is known for her holistic approach to wellness and her personal journey as a breast cancer patient. She joins Amile & Suba to share her unique perspective and unpredictable career trajectory.


    From being a child with dreams of being an Astronaut to dealing with difficult health situations amongst family, no stone is left unturned. We explore how literature and travel have informed her views on the world and the construct of 'Medicine' we practice everyday. We are also given an intimate into her experience of being on the other side of the doctor-patient relationship.


    You will leave this episode feeling more empowered to learn from the world and people around you. An absolute must-listen.
     
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    S2 E11: Dr Joanna Poole on The Petty Tortures of Junior Doctors

    S2 E11: Dr Joanna Poole on The Petty Tortures of Junior Doctors

    Many of you will remember the article that went viral earlier this year detailing the everyday 'petty tortures' inflicted on NHS doctors. Dr Jo Poole, an anaesthetic trainee, recounted her experiences of being treated poorly in a blogpost that went gained traction and then went on to form that article. After she shared her blog, she received hundreds of stories from junior doctors with a wide variety of horrific experiences.


    These included not being able to visit dying relatives, having to work after receiving cancer diagnoses during work & not being able to guarantee time off for your own wedding. She put these case studies together in a shocking (but relatable) dossier & has since worked with NHS stakeholders to improve the wellbeing of doctors.


    Listen to Dr Amile & Dr Suba sit with Jo as they discuss her story and the direction we need to go in to supporting our nations young doctors.
     
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    • 51 min
    S2E10: Dr Thomas Curran on Perfectionism and The Need For Authenticity.

    S2E10: Dr Thomas Curran on Perfectionism and The Need For Authenticity.

    In this episode, Amile & Suba sit down with social psychologist and 'perfectionism' expert, Dr Thomas Curran. He's a Professor at the LSE and has recently done a TED talk looking at today's obsession with Perfectionism. We talk about how our favourite flaw needs to be examined & taken seriously as a causative factor for mental illness. We think about how doctors and other professionals are perfect candidates for developing this trait.
     
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    • 54 min

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