I read this morning about patients waiting 11 (eleven) hours outside of A&E departments.
There are 8.8 million people living in Israel.
That is 0.11% of the world population.
Around 20 per cent of children in the UK’s 68 million are living in poverty.
Consider the involvement of Russia and China in perpetuating the Syrian crisis.
We have closed schools which has reduced transmission; we can’t close care homes.
Getting rid of the routine allows people to focus on what is important. (Bruce Lee said this in the 60’s – ‘Hack away the un-essential’)
A patient with a headache is more likely to receive paracetamol from a GP, a CT scan from a General Physician and an MRI from the specialist.
Who is more effective?
What do your senses tell you?
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Is this what we want? One overall winner with everyone else losing?
Like a swan, a goose, an oboe and someone in mourning.