Healthcare staff working in the late 90’s and early 00’s will be familiar with the airplane analogy. Sometimes a double-decker bus was used. This supposedly equated either (depending on who was talking and their level of cynicism) to the numbers of patients harmed or killed in US and UK hospitals every day. The UK planesContinue reading “Winter cannibalism, a theory of economics, healthcare, and D:Ream”
Tag Archives: Tory
Dickens speaks to Marx who is in discussion with Harry Leslie Smith. They reach a compromise.
Yes, the NHS and the Tory.
Sure, the Tory has never liked the NHS, it is too leftie, too socialist, democratic, and yet, it is central to UK political debate; it is locked-in to our psyche.
Why did granny die? They killed Gran. After Priestley. (A redo, 26/11/22)
The last time Elsie was in hospital was 50 years before when her son was born.
Football, tory intransigence & virtual reality head-sets
Poor me another drink,
Don’t face me with facts.
I am a Tory! (& the trouble with memes)
You can say, ‘Molly, you are 95, your mum is dead, you have dementia, you live in a care home, sit down.’
Mild Cognitive Impairment, dementia, and a happy patient.
For the most, I think I know what I am talking about when I talk about dementia.
Cognitive dissonance, the NHS, Virtual Wards, and the rest of the shit that is going down
I even recently read in a patient’s notes the following:
‘Called patient for telephone appointment. There was no answer. Patient has not attended the appointment. See again in six months.’
Take me to your specialist!
I know the people who can’t ‘get to see the doctor’ presume they are sitting around playing Wordle; this is not the case.
Detour into etymology via hell and the NHS.
For all they care we could go to hell, so long as they can keep going.
It’s a bit shit.
#NHS #scapegoating #primarycare @BMA #justtryingtodoourjob
You get what you pay for. (this is not a happy one)
No, not the climate, not the uncollected bins, the zero hours, no, not the Shitty White Men travelling on purpose-built spaceships that fly over the filth and poverty of a world falling apart, all of it together.
I have been battling with my brother for the past six months or so on the Corbyn situation. Essentially, he sees him as an outspoken critic of Israel, Anti-Semitic and representing all that is bad in relation to the left-wing of British politics. I always quite liked him (JC) – in his stance against ApartheidContinue reading “Jeremy”
You take a cup, smash it, pollute the river and offer constant interruptions and the result is not tranquillity or effectiveness, it is, a mess.
It’s hard not to be rude
It is not GP access that is the problem.