Not so much, ‘When in doubt, act,’ more, ‘When in doubt, care.’
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If I told you I’m good, you would probably say I’m boasting & Teamworking
We want to be associated with the best – the best team, country, organisation.
Others don’t really care.
Some see the whole of the moon.
Hey Mr. Blue Sky
What became even funnier was the background I occasionally use of a photo I took in the winter of a cob-web.
Insight and polite surgeons (P&Q’s)
‘Did you realise that every time you walk in the room all the staff are on alert, waiting for you to criticise, pick-on or otherwise attack them?’
No, everyone can’t find the meaning of life in work, but so many of us find no meaning at all – the existential treadmill drawing us along.
A response to Henry Marsh
In yesterday’s Guardian, Henry Marsh, the former neurosurgeon, wrote a short piece commenting on the treatment by the legal system and the media, of transplant surgeon Simon Bramhall – otherwise known as ‘SB’. Marsh expressed his opinion that although Bramhall had been stupid to write his initials with an argon laser on the liver ofContinue reading “A response to Henry Marsh”
The Perfect Patient Pathway?*
On Friday, I attended an event where I learned about the Perfect Patient Pathway – I will call it PPP, or perhaps 3P for short, as it is a little bit of a mouthful, although entertaining in an alliterative sort of way. The event, run by the Good Things Foundation focused on examining the waysContinue reading “The Perfect Patient Pathway?*”
Bit of an arse.
I don’t want to analyse the etymology of this phrase, yet, it is something that I have noticed cropping-up over the years. I suspect people say this outside of medicine, but in the context of a doctor taking to a nurse, ‘he’s a bit of an arse,’ tends to suggest the person has behaved inContinue reading “Bit of an arse.”
Person-Centred Care – Why? Why not?
The technical is finite, the person, their wishes, hopes and ideas are infinite. The team, the dream collective is limitless.
There is so much happening
People for whom caring is so inherent, so part of the job-description that it needn’t be said – like breathing, moving, loving – imperatives of existence.
Person-Centred Teams & People
Before I say anything, I’d like to begin by thanking the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Programme for starting me along this journey, and, Helen Sanderson for making it meaningful. If anyone is interested in reading more, please check-out Helen’s books or Helen Sanderson Associates’ website. I have written a few blogs about Person-Centredness – mostly how weContinue reading “Person-Centred Teams & People”
How the tree grew, Or… the unintended consequences of improvement and change;
The tree, like the people who work on the ward and who receive our care are part of the art, part of the creation, the magic that is our team.