I watch the ripples change their size But never leave the stream Of warm impermanence So, wrote David Bowie in […]
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.
I have been blogging now for almost three years – thanks to those of you who have stuck with me […]
I wonder What is the rule for hospital Inpatient falls. I mean, There must be some Golden Rule That […]
The example being:
89-year-old woman, lives alone, dementia, diabetes, COPD, has fallen, bruised face – best admit.
And this is the thing.
I also wonder, what is the minimum number or, Perhaps, maximum, of, people working In close proximity without eye contact […]
They say* That clinical error is like Swiss Cheese; You line-up the holes, twist and turn through happenstance and […]
everyone (I thought), knew that you write ’10 units of Insulin’ not ’10u’ which can be misread as 100 units, resulting in death or brain-damage
Today, I was asked for the first time, by someone who isn’t my patient, as to whether they should have […]
Last night’s blog got me thinking about some of the over-and-above things we do to our patients during their time […]
I started writing this, a little chuffed with myself as I thought I had invented a new word. Alas, someone […]
Today I gained a further insight into the workings of hierarchy and patient safety. On the ward-round we were discussing […]
People might think that surely, within the 21st Century there can’t be that many people out there with these issues – have you read my blog on arses?
It is interesting. If you go back to the Great War and look at the men who returned from the […]
I don’t want to analyse the etymology of this phrase, yet, it is something that I have noticed cropping-up over […]
Once this shift, this change in perspective has occurred, nothing can ever be the same.
We not I.
Us not me.