‘The out of hours doctor says he has an infection…’
Some people claim to get the flu from the flu vaccine.
This does not happen.
It can’t happen.
It is not the way it works.
This morning I had a brief discussion with one of our patients; she is on the cusp of her 65th birthday. And, for those involved in the administration of the flu vaccine, this is a thing. Under 65s get one vaccine and overs another. Why would this be? At first, my assumption was that asContinue reading “Influenza”
I have been asked to write the outline of a chapter for a book about dementia from a doctor’s perspective. I am struggling. here are my thoughts… * I have lost my Hearing aids & specs & my dentures are gone. * I feel low. Trapped; The doors you see, are locked. * The carerContinue reading “Dementia”
You see, nowadays, in order to study medicine, you have to be little short of an academic wunderkind.
An army of carers support our old, frail and vulnerable.
Many receive minimum wage.
Many also work to zero hours contracts.
No sick leave, no training, no holiday pay.
A physiological determinism was accepted.
Slower than 60 is sometimes too slow, and faster that 90, at rest (i.e. watching Country File) is considered too fast.
Anaemia is the condition where you have too few Red Blood Cells in your body. There are many different types of anaemia and I will not cover them all here; this blog is focused on a very common form – specifically the one we call, ‘iron deficiency’ as it has a potential connection with cancer.Continue reading “Manor Field Blog Number 16 – Anaemia (iron deficiency)”
We have evolved to spend lots of time in the company of those we love.
Hey folks, Nothing, Really matters NOW Except Coming Together And self-determining. All Else Is Naught. Fight!
The Canary Has all but Died. Given up the ghost. Called time on the miners. The children of the miners. This, the next step in the rape of society. Mrs T, 40 years ago Ended our communities and only now have people realised what was lost and are working to re-establish. Today, MrContinue reading “Canary in the mine”