This post is really aimed at the non medical public. There is no point in reinventing the wheel. I came across a post on social media last night from my surgical consultant as a house officer. It summed up perfectly why not only the imposition but also the new junior doctor contract is unsafe for patients […]
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It’s the day before the the first Doctors strike in the UK for over 40years…. I came across a post by a Surgical Consultant, whom I had the pleasure of being House Officer for. I remember being tired but loved my job. All the long hours and studying was worth it. It was worth it […]
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A short & light hearted post today. A colleague of mine, Stan, (@wgbrook) sent me this the other day. It’s a sketch from a television comedy sketch show in the UK called “Not the nine o’clock news…”. The show aired from 1979 to 1982. The Hospital Bed Auction sketch is from Decemeber 1980 and starts […]
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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 […]
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As Mick says: ““If you meet me, have some courtesy, have some sympathy, and some taste…” Todays post is a guest one, eloquently written by a colleague of mine @mattdoc1979. You have to follow him! The post is based on EDs in the UK but i think it could be applied to departments across the […]
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