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I retired as a doctor 2 years ago. My career was in psychiatry for older adults and I succesfully campaigned for a Timely approach to the diagnosis of dementia. I … Continue reading [ F U N C T I O N A L ]

‘A formidable armoury’

The Chief Executive of Healthcare Improvement Scotland describes his organisation as “a formidable armoury”. I have often found myself wondering why healthcare leaders feel a need to use such military … Continue reading ‘A formidable armoury’

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:

#followthefellows

Footnote: The two quotes about industrialisation and healthcare come from Intelligent Kindness by Ballat and Campling. The considerations on conferences are included in a this BMJ perspective This post is … Continue reading #followthefellows