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|Point of interest
|Dr Warren talks about her wanting to be a doctor for as long as she can remember.
|Her experience of studying medicine at Manchester University, 1999-2004, joining the Officer Cadets and deciding to be an army doctor, "a fantastic decision and my military life brought me a lot of fun and happiness.”
|The ways in which her experience of army training was different to that of her male colleagues, "the military is a very man's world.”
|Inclusion and discrimination in medicine with regard to disability, her "Gruffalo analogy".
|Explanation of the term "protected characteristics".
|Ways in which she finds her disability has made her more confident and a better doctor.
|Appointment as Regimental Medical Officer for the 7th Signals Regiment in Germany.
|Her decision to become an anaesthetist, the Erasmus Programme which enabled her to do the hospital blocks of her final year in Germany.
|Deployment to Afghanistan, working at Bastion, comparisons between the environment there and in Kabul, "I felt a lot more scared up in Kabul.”
|Story of her accident whilst on a skiing holiday in Sweden in 2008 after her return from Afghanistan, resulting in a tibial plateau fracture and her return to the UK to undergo surgery
|The nerve block procedure that was used before surgery; complications after surgery including severe pain and anaemia.
How chronic pain, caused by damage during nerve block procedure, affected her confidence, mental health and relationship with the medical world.
|How the whole experience led to post-traumatic stress disorder, "I don't often tell people the truth… it's not that easy to talk about.”
|Fear of being viewed as a victim, how the process of suing the medical profession was not worth the stress.
|Returning to work in medicine, "A huge challenge because I've been really harmed by the medical profession.”
|The protective attitude of colleagues when she returned to work, trying to convince them that she needed to try and how her military training helped her cope.
|Her initially negative feelings about using a wheelchair, and how those feelings changed, "It enabled me to kind of restart my life.”
|Taking part in the Lewa Marathon in Kenya which no one had ever done in a wheelchair before, and how that was a real turning point, and designing her own training programme to strengthen her arms.
|Negative comments from colleagues and how one comment stayed with her for 10 years.
|Working as a disabled person within anaesthesia, the adjustments that need to be made.
|Story of another insensitive comment from a colleague.
|Experiences of overt discrimination, "Discrimination isn't about being nice or being unkind. It's about attitudes and beliefs that need to be challenged.”
|How she deals with discrimination.
|Co-chairing the Disabled Doctors Network which was set up in 2018 by a colleague.
|How patients respond to her disability, "People really respect you for the fact that you are different.”
|Role models, Rob Smith (wheelchair racer) and Mel Nichols (Paralympic athlete).
|How her vivid memories of her own surgery and extreme pain enable her to treat patients in a more human way.
|Her advice to disabled people considering a career in anaesthesia, "Unfortunately society has driven us away in the past. And it's about time that the tables were turned.”
|Dr Warren talks about her sporting activities (wheelchair racing, hand bike racing, swimming, kayaking); the reasons why she enjoys it, "Pain from physical exercise is really nice because it's not neurological pain.”
|Her participation in triathlons, the Arch to Arc Challenge, the Invictus Games, paracanoe, "I just find that paddling brings me so much joy"; how she uses her pre-race tactics to mentally prepare for difficult work scenarios.