Going electric; Mayans; juicy pear: An interview with Luke Ritchie

Currently folk is an ever-present genre in the charts on both sides of the Atlantic thanks to the work of acts such as Fleet Foxes and Mumford and Sons. On 26 September, Medicine played host to up-and-coming singer-songwriter Luke Ritchie; an artist who is looking to join such heady ranks with his sincere stage presence and melodic song-craft. With acoustic guitar in-hand Ritchie showcased five … Continue reading Going electric; Mayans; juicy pear: An interview with Luke Ritchie

The Miscarriage of Triage

Medicine is not a retrospective discipline; it is by nature progressive. Therefore, medicine requires intelligence, intuition, and compassion, and as such there is an abrasive blindness when a system of care becomes stagnant. Neonatal care is such a system: it demands that we indulge in its self-inflicted hyperbolic morality, without reasonably assessing its qualities and impact upon other wards. The infant ward frightens us and … Continue reading The Miscarriage of Triage