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 […]Read more "Sorry for imposing but EU see Bill, there are no Coincidences in Medicine"
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 […]Read more "“Don’t wait to strike when the iron is hot….make it hot by striking…”"
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 […]Read more "Stan, It’s time for the not the nine o’clock Bed Meeting…."
Close scrutiny will show that most ”crisis situations” are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are. (Maxwell Maltz) Perhaps the worst sentence in medicine: “Do you remember that patient you saw yesterday?…..” We all make mistakes, even the most eminent surgeons do, like Sanjay Gupta. Todays post took a while to publish. A dear […]Read more "“Doctors make mistakes…Can we talk about that?…”"