The Guest House

The Guest House

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Season 3 : poem 2 Junior doctor Imogen Murray reads The Guest House by Jalaluddin Rumi translated by Coleman Barks. The Guest House Jalaluddin...
The Door

The Door

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Season 3 : poem 1 Medical student Ed Griffiths reads The Door by Miroslav Holub. Tools of the Trade Miroslav Holub Go and open the door. ____Maybe outside there’s ____a...
Season 3 coming soon!

Season 3 coming soon!

Thanks to Armin, Callum, Joanne, Rupert and Ed for adding to the readings I’m preparing for season 3 of Poems for Doctors last week – I hope the process was enjoyable! I’ll be busy editing soon, and I hope to be putting out some new readings in the...
Online Poetry Slam

Online Poetry Slam

‘Poems for doctors’ is delighted to invite students and staff at any of the Scottish Medical Schools to submit video readings of their poems to our first online competition. We want to hear your poems about your experiences – happy, sad, tragic or...
New Instagram TV post!

New Instagram TV post!

Earlier this year Instagram began to offer video a channel called IGTV which supported longer videos. Although our readings are quite short, they are typically just a little longer than Instagram’s old video limit of 60 seconds. Videos on the new channel can be...
Annual Primary Care Conference Poster

Annual Primary Care Conference Poster

Poems for doctors is showing a poster at the Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Primary Care Conference in Glasgow on 4-6 October 2018. In case you can’t make it to the SEC Centre in Glasgow you can see the poster here.  The eagle-eyed amongst you...
Congratulations…

Congratulations…

We’re going to be working away on preparing Season 3 of ‘Poems for Doctors’ soon, and we also hope to have exciting news about something a little different happpening shortly. In the meantime, it has been graduation season, so here is a collection of...
Night Sister

Night Sister

On its 70th Anniversary of we celebrate the foundation of the UK National Health Service with the final reading of our current season. Happy Birthday NHS! A big thank-you to all of our medical readers, to our colleagues at Scottish Poetry Library who have helped with...
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