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First and foremost, human

Sharmaine Quake


One junior doctor faces several massive life changes at the same time. Malaysia to the North-East of England. Medical student to Junior Doctor. Studying to her first on-call. As a perfectionist she tries, day after day, to complete everything on her growing list until, one day, she can't. Her registrar gives her permission to be human, to leave her shift, to go home, to take time to recover, recharge and return, two months later, as a better, healthier doctor.

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