‘It is a juggling act’: Balancing professional football with a career in medicine

‘It is a juggling act’: Balancing professional football with a career in medicine

uggling professional football alongside a burgeoning medical career would be difficult in normal circumstances let alone in the middle of a pandemic, but it’s something Harriet Scott has become accustomed to.

The Birmingham City co-captain is in her third year of studying medicine at Keele University and has been balancing playing in the Barclays FA Women’s Super League alongside shifts at Royal Stoke Hospital.

Taking blood and recording ECGs are just two of the duties the 27-year-old has been undertaking as she has experienced rotations in surgery, mental health and cardiology.

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