A Subaltern’s Love Song read by John Betjeman The photograph is of an unknown woman that I found amongst the photographs kept by mother’s family. My Granny, Constance Gibson: … Continue reading Miss Joan Hunter Dunn
‘We have moved on’ said doctor Knows Best: didn’t you notice? Today we have targets, tooled by incentive, and our patients are our numbered ‘partners’. Betjeman has been realised not … Continue reading Dr Knows Best
Words are from Howards End by E. M. Forster.
I wrote this poem many years ago. At the time there was a national target for the early diagnosis of dementia (HEAT target 4). Concerned about the potential for harm … Continue reading We have moved on