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Effectiveness

Mindless medicine

It is the way we teach people to blindly follow protocols, pathways and guidance; it is what makes the nurse challenge my wearing a watch but miss all the dirt on the floor or the nurses not washing their hands; it is, to quote Master Lee, staring at the finger and missing the heavenly glory.

Mindless medicine

Uniforms

There is a theory, developed by Ellen Langer, Professor of Psychology at Harvard that there is a thing going-on with uniforms. Yes, none of us needed a US academic to […]
Uniforms

Immature

Now, this is going to be a tricky one. This is because, it is part confession, with a little pre and post-hoc rationalisation. Are you intrigued? I may as well […]
Immature

Asleep

When was the last time you saw someone you don’t know asleep? This happens to me every day. It is a standard of hospital practice; take a person, young or […]
Asleep

Spyglass

It is intriguing To see How many people I see Preaching Continuous Improvement As a science, A methodology For saving the planet Who forget To look at Themselves, Who forget […]
Spyglass