Leprosy – a disease of modern Japan?

This week, I am diverging from the norm and have interviewed a Japanese dermatologist on the topic of leprosy. I met Rie when I was giving my lectures on non-communicable diseases on the Diploma of Tropical Medicine at Nagasaki University. She was giving her tropical dermatology talk and an added bonus one on leprosy in … Continue reading Leprosy – a disease of modern Japan?

Why go international?

Hello England! As I return from my 8 months in Japan to come back to formally to the UK to take on my role as Chair of the RCGP Junior International Committee (JIC), I reflect on how different my path looks from 2016. Just over a year ago, I was a GP ST3 trainee, at … Continue reading Why go international?