I see school children in groups walking around as if nothing is happening; dumb to the reality that their future is being burned through the profligate nature of government spending on failed schemes for virus control or overall chaotic mismanagement of the crisis.
Clearly this is tricky, as, at the end of the day, I am a doctor and I can’t just say any old thing; (i.e. not a politician)
Like baby ants we scuttle around, working away or in retirement, too busy to look up and out.
Is this what we want? One overall winner with everyone else losing?
I went back to Doncaster yesterday, to take part in the Person-Centred Care training day we have been running for the past year. On this occasion, I attended as a guest speaker, which was a novelty. I also took with me some colleagues from Rotherham, so that they could get a feel for the workContinue reading “Silly hats, uniforms.”
It is just over three weeks since I started working in Rotherham. It has been an interesting time. There have been highs and lows. Some confusion. Soupcon of anxiety. Even, disorientation. Lesson 1 When I was younger, it was routine to change jobs every year – that was the rotation which was the core ofContinue reading “Three weeks. What have I learned?”
Our health and social care staff need to gain a better understanding of this condition – how to identify the early signs, how to diagnose and treat.
We are constantly working to refine the ways that people, particularly those who are older and frail interface with the health and social care system.
Slow down, be mindful, respect your elders, respect your knees & don’t mess too much with your hair!