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Thru the Pinard podcast: Talking about PhDs

I caught up with midwife and academic Liz McNeill recently. She hosts the Thru the Pinard podcast which aims to support midwives (and perhaps the occasional obstetrician even!) who are navigating the wonderful world of doctoral research. We talked about lots of things, including the importance of working with a great supervisory team and how important it is to never PhD alone. You can listen to our conversation here. Follow […]

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Mysterious cats and CTG monitoring

Early last year I wrote a post about Dr Who and alternative universes, highlighting the way that people make meaning of their individual experiences. For those of us who are health practitioners, it is important to reflect on the way we make meaning because it is easy to slip into what are known as cognitive biases. We can’t always avoid these, but it does help to have examples of such […]

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