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Dr Cieran McKiernan has had both legs amputated but is now back at work on an air ambulance.
In the past two years Dr Cieran McKiernan has had both legs amputated but is now back to work as an emergency medic on an air ambulance.The senior doctor has had type 2 diabetes since the age of 13 as well as years of serious problems with the anatomy of his feet and ankles. Following amputation Cieran was fitted with two prosthetic legs which attach to the stumps below his knees. He says they are better than his original legs and allow him to do more.
Limb loss, dyslexia and mental health difficulties - and that's just the medical staff.
Viktoria Modesta, who chose to have her own leg amputated, takes to the stage at the Crazy Horse in Paris.
An A&E consultant, a psychiatrist, and two junior doctors swap notes on being disabled in the medical profession. Emergency medicine consultant, Dr Kieran McKiernan, speaks on the perils of self-diagnosis. He lost his leg after failing to treat a blister which became a 5cm-sq hole in his foot. Trainee GP, Dr Hannah Barham-Brown's wheelchair means she's regularly mistaken for a patient, while Dr Emily Burns spotted one patient's 'diagnosis' of Query Malingering - a euphemism for faking it - was actually Ehlers Danlos syndrome, a rare condition she has herself. Dr Caroline Walker says she hasn't got to go far to find doctors who, like her, have mental health difficulties. The foursome chat about the ups and down of the medical profession, the ambition to embrace diversity and how working less than full-time hours could be beneficial to all junior doctors. Produced by Emma Tracey. Subscribe now to BBC Ouch in BBC Sounds or ask for us on your smart speaker by saying "play Ouch disability talk from the BBC".
An 11-year-old amputee from Larkhall is to be a guest of honour at Saturday's Champions League final.