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The day at all times begins properly with a WhatsApp picture from my granddaughter Lyla.
Remotely entry CUH IT techniques to test on the standing of sufferers below my care. Being updated in realtime has by no means been extra necessary.
I’m fortunate I can stroll to work. I test e-mails, make work calls, hearken to the birds and admire the timber and gardens.
Examine in with colleagues on the ward and within the Dialysis Unit relating to at this time’s Care Pathways for our sufferers. Our incredible multi-disciplinary workforce has tailored to the brand new wants in healthcare supply and stay optimistic, cheerful and patient-focussed.
Renal Transplant Outpatient Clinic for a few of nearly 400 transplanted sufferers in Cork and Kerry. It’s been a scary time for a lot of sufferers and it’s actually necessary to help them.
Temporary on-line convention with Paula O’Leary, head of UCC Medical College, relating to plans for the brand new Cork College Scientific Medical College (CUCMS) constructing on CUH campus.
On-line tutorial for medical college students.
On-line assembly with the South Intern Community. UCC and the HSE in partnership present 175 rotating medical intern posts on 12 websites throughout the South South-West area. As community coordinator, I’ve to communicate with a number of advanced points throughout what has been a tough yr for brand spanking new medical doctors.
Time to test on and work together with sufferers who’re in hospital and unwell.
UCC College of Pharmacy delivers a incredible masters programme in medical pharmacy. Lecturer in Scientific Pharmacy Dr Aoife Cotter and I mentor a two-hour webinar on prescribing in renal illness for this.
Supper at residence with my GP spouse, Sheila. Right proofs for a forthcoming e book chapter on nephrology in Eire. Studyingby Mary Renault. Listening to Philip Glass and Redi Hasa.
An unscheduled cellphone name from Beaumont Hospital. One in all our sufferers at present on dialysis has been supplied the present of life – a kidney transplant. A tragedy turns into a triumph. It doesn’t get significantly better than this.