You know the game. A cryptic clue and an unexpected answer. It came to me this evening, when I was discussing my role with colleagues. I am a hospital trained doctor who works in the community and helps older people, although sometimes young ones too. Who am I? I am a geriatrician. Although I hateContinue reading “I am long and thin by the end of the summer… Who am I?”
Tag Archives: Work
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.
The sunk-cost fallacy and moving jobs
Hopefully, after that cocktail of metaphors and images you get my point.
Moving (change) is difficult.
politics of today
Like baby ants we scuttle around, working away or in retirement, too busy to look up and out.
Doctor, doctor, can’t you see?
All of these add richness to relationship and whilst not essential for me prescribing penicillin are essential to my humanity.
On their phones
Those Angry Young Men, one day they’ll learn, they will eventually see the light and become more like me – they will die a little inside;
Blogs, Poems, etc 2017
Rod’s Blogs, Poems, etc. Table of Contents I search for meaning. 6 ‘Behavioural’ 8 10 Years. 10 10 years. 11 99+. 13 1559 days. 15 A response to Henry. 17 A tale of two times?. 18 Acute. 20 Advance Care Plan, Human Rights & I want what I want 23 alea iacta est 25 AllContinue reading “Blogs, Poems, etc 2017”
Unlearning and dying
We need to unlearn some of what we have taken-on, those of us who have moved through the profession and we need to support those who have just arrived to hold-on to their beginner’s mind
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.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.