Since our last instalment of My Curious Month, the team at GC have been enamoured with the final season of Game of Thrones. The battle for Westeros has reached fever pitch, lead characters are dropping like flies and thankfully the PME ecosystem has got on board so we can justify our bingeing under the veil of […]
This is the first of a new monthly serial titled ‘My Curious Month’, where we will explore common themes that pop up across the PME network, summarise them and signpost resources if you’d like to explore the topic further.
Goodbye to all that should be on every junior leaders reading list because of its powerful message around the brutality and impact of war
I was shocked recently to read a piece by Major General Mick Ryan covering the pretty spectacular failure of his first year in Defence. The story of a young man stepping out on his own for the first time and not quite nailing it isn’t, of itself, surprising; what shocked me was the response of the […]
The story of MAJ Jonathan Letterman and the ‘Letterman Plan’ should exist forever in Combat Health lore as one of the professions most magnificent tales of innovation and success. Appointed as Medical director of the Army of the Potomac in 1862 and confronted with an Army of approximately 100,000, 30% of which were listed as […]
Introduction ‘…compassion and technology aren’t necessarily incompatible, they can be mutually beneficial… machine oddly enough may be medicine’s best friend’ Dr. Atul Gawande – Complications1 I am first and foremost a clinician (a physiotherapist to be exact) and as such, above all else, my commitment to the ADF is the provision of the highest quality […]