This is the opening of an Editorial published in the British Journal of General Practice, October 2020. The Cumberlege Review can be read in full here.
This is from t h e s c a n d a l o f t h e c e nt u r y by Gabriel García Márquez: Many years … Continue reading María of My Heart
The above – partial quote – comes from the following closing paragraph of an Editorial that has been published in the current edition of the British Journal of General Practice: … Continue reading “Might be seen as . . .”
Nearly all now agree that Phrenology was never science. History can help guide science. Today: can we be sure that everything understood as scientific is not as BUMP-TIOUS as our … Continue reading BUMP-TIOUS SCIENCE
The ‘Plastometer’ as described in 1921:
I have been updating my OMPHALOS films and have added this film from June 2019. At this Whistleblowing Event for NHS Scotland [though I prefer the term ‘Freedom to Speak … Continue reading Peter’s Declaration
I was once a doctor. Patients trusted me. I could not ‘bullshit’ I got things wrong, made mistakes, and struggled with authority – I was unable to play the role.
older [retired] labelled [again] shamed [by power] BINGO!
It is by the institution’s rules that we learn, said a spokesperson FOR the INSTITUTION. It is ‘brave to speak up’ for the institution said a spokesperson FOR the INSTITUTION. … Continue reading FOR the INSTITUTION
To anti-THIS and anti-THAT – each day a new ‘recruit’ is enlisted: played out on a BINGO card – but this is not a game. In the anti-WORLD of military … Continue reading DIVISIONS
The above is an edit of a headline and strapline from the front page of last Sunday’s Observer. I have always erred on speaking up when I come across harm. … Continue reading harm