Episode 6: Dr Farrah Jarral
Shubs talks to Dr Farrah Jarral - GP and Broadcaster.
In this enlightening discussion, Farrah uncovers challenges she has had to overcome in order to be a GP and Broadcaster.
They discuss her Fulbright Scholarship studying Anthropology at Harvard, and how this has impacted her role as a GP, as well as how she got into media work, especially her Anthropology Series with Radio 4.
They also discuss her recent piece on Resilience on BBC Radio 4 particularly in the context of the NHS and her own experiences.
A thoroughly enjoying, heartfelt discussion about Farrah's experiences with the complexities of NHS clinical practice, Shubs and Farrah 'wax philosophical' about society, systems and how sometimes, pursuing your passion means making tough choices.
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Journey to Harvard after finishing VTS and why Anthropology - 01’50s
After Harvard - Challenges coming back and leading to GP Partnership - 06’00s
Serendipity? How Farrah got into Media - 09’20s
On Anthropology Series for BBC Radio 4 - 13’25s
On how Anthropology could impact Clinical practice - 14’27s
A little jaunt into ‘Resilience’ within Primary Care - 20’55s
Has Resilience mutated into something more sinister?
For more check out Farrah’s excellent episode on Radio 4
On the difficulties of combining GP Partnership with another passion/role on the side - 24’30s
Advice for people interested in Media/Writing/Anthropology - 29’30s
Farrah’s thoughts on the future of the NHS - 31’58s