On those rare occasions when you don’t need to be ‘bare below the elbows’, accessorise in style.
In this book, Atul Gawande discusses ageing and dying. Not very jolly material for the holidays, I hear you say. Wrong - at its core is an eye-opening kindness and pragmatism. Compulsory reading for any surgeon.
Neurosurgeon? Marvel fan? A bit too big for your boots? Considering a career change? Get the latest reboot of the Marvel classic. Dr Strange, acclaimed but (very) haughty neurosurgeon, loses the use of his hands in a car crash. His world falls apart until (as is common) he’s trained by an ancient sorcerer and starts deploying his powers in the astral plane. Cue some Escher-esque CGI and fun.
All those night shifts and on-calls taking their toll? Get pampered. Get massaged. If you can't make it to the Blue Lagoon, then find a spa near you.
Like anatomy? Like art? Need some help with the MRCS? Combine the two with these abstract anatomical prints.
Arrive at the hospital in style.
Keeps your coffee hot for all the hours that you're on-call.
Surgeons need to eat. Surgeons like cutting. Combine (unless you’re a vegetarian). For vegetarian cooking courses, click here.
They say: don’t take your work home with you. They’re wrong. The eoSim SurgTrac take-home laparoscopic trainer will allow you to arrive at work and dazzle. Learn and hone your surgical skills with the help of a surgeon-designed lap trainer, unique instrument tracking platform and an online curriculum. Do something useful this Boxing Day.