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...
Striking the right note

Striking the right note

Scottish Medical Humanities is a project that aims to enrich the experience of healthcare practitioners, students and trainees. Their summer event, called “Differing ways of seeing: what medical humanities can offer” took place in St Cecilia’s Hall...
Ecclesiastes 3, i-viii

Ecclesiastes 3, i-viii

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Our second season of readings will come to a close with one more poem on Thursday 5th July this week, coinciding with the 70th Anniversary of the UK’s National...
Recovery Room

Recovery Room

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Season 2 : poem 6 Medical lecturer Gillian Strugnell reads Recovery Room by Patricia Beer Recovery Room Patricia Beer The noise in the recovery room Was half footfall and...
At Eighty

At Eighty

This poem is part of the Poems for doctors project. You can find out more about the project here. Season 2 : poem 5 Medical Demonstrator Eilish Hannah reads At Eighty by Edwin Morgan At Eighty Edwin Morgan Push the boat out, compañeros, push the boat out, whatever the...
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