Absolutely no one prepares you for the first time you are “running the department” out of hours, when juggling beds, resource allocation and prioritisation, and supervision of juniors becomes your role...
I am having a WICMEL day today. I am currently preparing to chair my meeting, a focal part of the Emerging Leadership Programme and an opportunity to hone my skills, thinking about the conduct of a meeting as much as its content
What a roller coaster the last 2 years have been. But despite many awful moments, the pandemic has provided us with an opportunity to rethink how we approach many aspects of our lives and what is possible with a little flexibility and forward thinking.
I have sung in choirs since I was 10 years old. I remember my first concert – singing treble in some choruses of Messiah with the senior school choir, from that concert on I realised that singing was important to me.
Leaving school I had little idea of what I wanted to be “when I grow up,” so I pursued my interests and choose to study BSc Biochemistry at the University of Birmingham. Fast forward to my final year of study and I was little the wiser as to where I wanted my career to take me.