Notes Summer 2022

Common myths around indemnity, fatigue among medical students and more.

The pressure to perform starts on day one at medical school. This often leads students to sacrifice sleep - and wellbeing - in pursuit of their studies.

Jokes about fighting exhaustion with caffeine and missing out on social events are a staple of online forums. And yet, alongside the humour, there's a real sense that studying to become a doctor quickly sets you apart from fellow undergraduates.

In our lead feature, we speak to medical students about their experience of fatigue and the consequences for their health.

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