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A Resilient Death – JICS

This letter was published in the Journal of the Intensive Care Society (JICS). The public’s response to Queen Elizabeth II’s death in September 2022 was overwhelming, and filled social media for weeks. In response, I thought about how she demonstrated…

Painting an ICU – Hektoen International

“This was the art of medicine. The clinical examinations were my brushes, investigations were my paints, and the history became my scene, environment and lighting. I became an impressionist.” Claude Monet’s development of impressionism formed my inspiration for this piece…

A Letter to Lydia

In a letter written to his daughter Lydia, who was born during the pandemic, intensive care doctor Mark Tan describes the last 12 months working on the front line alongside colleagues, patients and families who have had to endure and sacrifice so much.