When the shoe’s on the other foot

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To truly understand someone, they say you should walk a mile in their shoes. Seeing things from somebody else’s point of view is an important part of being a better person – I suspect we all know a few bosses, employees or politicians who could benefit from taking a stroll in someone else’s footwear. Anyway,…

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I became an NHS doctor at 42. It’s the best thing I’ve done

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Dr Mark Harmon is strategic director for Salix client eConsult. His story, published in the Guardian Healthcare Network, is a remarkable one. “People often wonder what life would be like if they could start over: what path they would take, what career they would choose. Ten years ago I did just that. I’d worked in…

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