Avoiding gibberish when assessing for dementia

language-barrier.jpgAt the inception of a new year, I’m looking back on one of my favourite pieces of work from 2017, which was commended and a joint runner up for the Max Perutz Award, detailed in my previous post: Continue reading

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My first presentation: Primary Care Mental Health Research Conference 2017

20170316_200506 - CopyPublic speaking has evoked dramatic reactions in me. Shaking, hyperventilating and most recently, breaking out into red patches. I become a parody of stage fright. Thus, when abstracts for the 2017 Primary Care Mental Health Research Conference were requested I enthusiastically submitted one for a poster. Imagine my surprise when I was generously upgraded to an oral presentation. Continue reading