Paws for thought... the exciting new blog from Doctor Bear

January 13, 2020

As a medical student on a GP placement I saw a suspected case of measles, which was later confirmed. I remember being told at the time that I may never see another case of measles and excitedly telling my fellow medical students that I had seen this unusual disease! Un...

November 12, 2019

My daughter is an October baby. This meant chilly outings in giant padded snowsuits (which held her tiny, loose limbed form in a stiff scarecrow like pose) in the early days and means she’ll be an older one in her school year. What I didn’t appreciate until a few days...

October 23, 2019

I remember taking this photo of my beautiful son in hospital. He looked so perfect and I was overwhelmed with the responsibility of it all. I was also in agony having had an emergency caesarean and not being able to even pick him up from the cot myself. In all honestly...

September 28, 2017

Your little one is poorly... but just how poorly are they? Is it a cold? Is it sepsis? Is it meningitis? How can you tell?

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