Today a short post as I have just finished a night shift as a resident ED consultant and am bleary eyed. However this is an issue I feel, like many others in the UK, particularly strongly about. “A patient has a 15% higher chance of dying if they are admitted to a hospital on a […]Read more "#iminworkjeremy"
Originally posted on abrainia:
You may perhaps have noticed some stories in the media about weekend staffing in NHS hospitals. This was triggered when Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, announced his plans to forcibly alter Consultant contracts to enforce weekend working. In justification for these measures, he quoted some statistics, and made some additional statements.…
Originally posted on The Collective:
Finally Dr Sam Bendall returns with another post on things educational. This time around it’s about how to focus on fidelity. You can read Sam’s earlier post right about here. The human mind is a complex machine. I am constantly amazed at its ability to “fill in the gaps” or…
Hi readers! If you’d ask me about my knowledge of brain injuries, I would have given you a gormless look much similar to Pinky’s one to Brain…. Then I went to a wonderful conference day this week organised by the Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance. It was on Brain Injuries (traumatic and medical) and had […]Read more "“Pinky and the Brain…..”"
“The most wretched, miserable, servile, pathetic trash that has ever shat into civilization. Some hate them. I don’t. They’re just #resuswankers.”Read more "We all know there are wankers in medicine, but then… there is the #Resuswanker…."
As I wrote this, there was some very sad news that @docjohnhinds had died. So I am dedicating this post to him. He had inspired so many people in PHEM/EM community. Sorely missed but never forgotten…. Apologies, it’s been a while since I have posted anything primarily as I’ve been trying to get my head around […]Read more "“Three little words…..”"