Costometer

This is a report from the Sunday Express, 21 January 2018. It reveals how the Scottish Government is allocating public money at a time when our NHS is struggling:

Realistic Psychiatry in Scotland: where are we now?

On the 26th January 2018 I attended the Winter Meeting of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland. Unfortunately I was only able to stay for the morning session. This … Continue reading Realistic Psychiatry in Scotland: where are we now?

Mattering and measurement

I have found this quote by William Edwards Deming to be widely shared by “improvement scientists” involved in healthcare:   My concerns about this aphorism are on a number of levels: Implicitly it … Continue reading Mattering and measurement

IHI International Forum: ‘How to convince your boss’

Next week,  the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is having its International Forum in Florida. I was made aware of this through Healthcare Improvement Scotland. The cost for the conference … Continue reading IHI International Forum: ‘How to convince your boss’