BDA says enough is enough

The British Dental Association has been criticised for its lack of resistance to the recent impositions of HTM01-05 and the Care Quality Commission. In the past couple of days they have issed the following statement and have done a U-turn on making the advice package available free of charge to members, (it was originally goingContinue reading “BDA says enough is enough”

The Weekend Read – Man’s Search for Meaning

One of the smallest books that I own and one of the most influential. There is little that I can add to the reviews that have already been written. Written in  9 days in 1945 and intended to be published anonymously  it was first published in Englisj 1959. Victor Frankl was born in Vienna inContinue reading “The Weekend Read – Man’s Search for Meaning”

Why do people get angry?

I read this week that “The UK government is poised to start measuring people’s psychological and environmental wellbeing” (all papers & the BBC website). At the risk of doing two Meldrews out of three can I suggest that people would feel less irritated in their day-to-day lives and therefore more likely to feel happy withContinue reading “Why do people get angry?”

UK Dental Corporates – More movement?

For such a small business sector the UK Dental “Corporates” do seem to attract a lot of attention along the “who’s selling what now?’ lines. It makes me wonder how stable the whole edifice really is. For as long as I have been writing I seem to have been bringing news of re-financing, buyouts &Continue reading “UK Dental Corporates – More movement?”

Please tell me it’s April 1st

Politicians and HEALTHCARE seem to be mutually exclusive, the temptation to adopt a Meldrew pose and yell as loud as my lungs & larynx will allow “I DON’T BELIEVE IT!” is almost overwhelming. From the Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/nov/12/mcdonalds-pepsico-help-health-policy McDonald’s and PepsiCo to help write UK health policy Exclusive: Department of Health putting fast food companies atContinue reading “Please tell me it’s April 1st”

Some of Life’s BEST Lessons

I don’t produce lists of “funny” things because what tickles me may not so the same for anyone else, in addition there’s far too many “LOL” bits of chaff on the internet. But here’s an exception, from Philip Humbert’s most recent ezine it ticks the boxes for inclusion. You can  subscribe at http://www.philiphumbert.com the fullContinue reading “Some of Life’s BEST Lessons”