Pain is pain is pain, or so the saying goes.
I don’t think we can banish these terms (unlike sufferer, which yes, should be binned)
I’d never really considered healthcare as a competitive sport.
Thinking again of Bruce Lee – back in the 60’s he was aware of the potential harm of naming; the risk of distortion, perversion, narrowing our horizons.
I tweeted yesterday something about the UK’s workforce problems facing health and social care. There you go. Check out the […]
Troponin, this Millennial test, investigation of the iPhone generation is, despite its reputation not all that.
The plan had been to explain to people the why, what, where of my trip to India. We are heading-out, […]
I had intended this blog to focus on my planned trip to India in a couple of weeks; readers will […]
We had a patient in the ward recently. I won’t say exactly where she came from, but suffice it to […]
...this of course doesn’t mean that you won’t be the sucker to die on the tablet, you are just less likely.
(lots of references!)
I gave my annual lecture to the Sheffield University Medical Students on Thursday. It was the hottest day of the […]
This is how I often start, begin the conversation, listen to the story from the perspective of the husband or […]
I hadn’t laughed so much (about me, A and C’s stupidity) since arriving in Rotherham; this is the secret to significant improvements in health.
None of my patients seem to fit-into pathways, and that is a problem, for, as I say, the system is bedevilled with them.
I thought I had aleady blogged about my patient and his dog. I hadn’t. He was breathless And […]
I have been blogging now for almost three years – thanks to those of you who have stuck with me […]