The Medical Affairs and Healthcare Industry Chronicle

Do you Work for Good or bad Pharma? Unplug and Play

Only 213 days to the end of the year. Sounds like a lot, but if you deduct weekend days (60) you realise just how quickly time is passing. Today’s topics: – Do you work for good or bad pharma?– Unplug and play– In celebration: one of the best subject lines ever!– It’s later than you

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My Ankle is not Your Patient, Patient-centric Hospital Design, Burnout

The last two weeks have been quite demanding. After returning home from my UK trip, where everything that could possibly go wrong, did, my Swiss doctor took one look at my ankle and sent me for an MRI scan. Beyond the doors of my home, pharma is perpetually reorganising itself, the stock markets have taken

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Fun Theory – or How to Trick Yourself into Better Habits

Thanks to the pandemic, I developed an exercise habit. I cycle most days. The reason I go out is as much for my soul as it is for my body. Rain or shine, every day nature has new surprises in store for me and I arrive home re-energised. Balance is the key to a happy

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Leadership: Don’t Tell Your Teams You’ll Let Them Fly, Then Clip Their Wings

How fast things change. Last April, I spent a month in England. This entailed ten days of self-isolation, four mandatory PCR tests and daily phone calls from a UK government agency monitoring my adherence to the self-isolation rules. Covid vaccines only started being rolled out for my age group in May and that is when

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Leadership: You Get What You Ask For

Sunshine, blue skies and the first colourful flowers are providing me with happiness this week. And I have just finished planning a business trip to Israel. The last time I was there was on my gap year, before I started medical school. I met an Israeli family at a bus stop and ended up living

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The Hurrier I Go the Behinder I Get – the March Hare on Projects

Almost two months down, ten months to go. The sun is shining, the air is bright and the buds on the trees are starting to unfurl. It feels like spring is on its way. Recently on a walk through the city, the street musicians were back, people were out in droves and for the first

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