Doctor, writer and editor

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, a new study has found that Black, Asian and minority ethnic women in the UK are experiencing greater psychological consequences from the pandemic than white women.

Here, Dr Samara Linton, the co-editor of The Colour of Madness, an anthology exploring Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) mental health in the UK, details her own experience, for WH.

Read the article here: ‘Why My Mental Health – as a Black Woman – Is Suffering So Much Right Now | Women’s Health Magazine UK

The Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has proposed a set of measures to improve the mental health of NHS staff, including a 24-hour advice and support service.

As a junior doctor, I can’t help but wonder if these interventions are merely a plaster on top of a gaping wound.

Read article here: Mental health support for NHS workers is just sticking a plaster on a gaping wound | Metro 

When I tell people I am a junior doctor, I am met by a mixture of admiration and pity. ‘Your parents must be so proud.’ ‘Have you had to give mouth to mouth?’ ‘Do you think I should see my GP about this rash?’ Yes. No. And, probably…

Read article here: My Label and Me: Being a junior doctor is both exhilarating and tedious, exciting and mundane | Metro