“Just a word”

In an official Medical Society Blog the following words were recently used in response to thoughts that I had submitted on a medical subject.  These singular words were put in inverted … Continue reading “Just a word”

Frailty – nothing about us without us

In September 2016, Professor Martin Vernon, National Clinical Director for Older People and Integrated Care at NHS England stated why diagnosing frailty is important: In the same month Professor David Oliver … Continue reading Frailty – nothing about us without us

To learn from and cherish

In the Scottish Herald on the 1st October 2016: reminded us all that:   and suggested that we:   Rebecca McQuillan  worried, as I do, that:   Our treasured NHS … Continue reading To learn from and cherish

Validation of an OPAC delirium tool

In this post I wish to explore validation of one of the tools recommended by Healthcare Improvement Scotland to identify delirium in acute hospital. The website for the 4AT can … Continue reading Validation of an OPAC delirium tool