Doctors make mistakes. No-one really likes to admit it or think about it or talk about it, but it happens all the time. … More When doctors make mistakes
I have learned a lot about the art of repose lately. I learned it by breaking my big toe, which was a painful way to learn a lesson, but I have tended to learn most of my lessons the hard way, up until now. … More The Art of Repose
I recently read an article stating that nearly half of patients who were surveyed online admitted they don’t tell doctors potentially life-threatening details of their history. … More Why half our patients don’t tell their doctors life-threatening details
It was recently (10/10) World Mental Health Day…What is the purpose of these special ‘days’ and what do we do with the problem once they are over for the rest of the year? … More World Mental Health Day – true health is for everyone, every day
If we are there in full, doing what we do, life is no longer boring, but rich and full and endlessly rewarding … why not enrich your life today? … More From being bored to enriching life
I recently attended a conference and heard a presentation delivered to female surgeons which addressed the subject of mentors, sponsors and gender inequity in medicine. … More Mentors, Sponsors and Gender Inequity
I recently read a book called: “This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor” by Adam Kay. It’s a great book. This is what it brought up for me. … More This is going to hurt
Loneliness is not new news, but the condition has now assumed the status of a disease, and so I was wondering how we treat it, and if there could be a cure … … More Is there a cure for loneliness?
Self-care is a common topic of conversation these days, and we may think we should be doing more of it, but what is it? And who is the ‘self’ we are caring for? … More Self-care: who is the self we are caring for?
I used to live life ruled by time. I was not a very obedient subject, and was always running late, but it ruled me, nonetheless. … More Are you trapped in time, or surrendered to space?