“The nicest thing about not planning is that failure comes as a complete surprise, rather than being preceded by a period of worry and depression”. Sir John Harvey Jones
I write mostly about what happens to dentists and the business of dentistry…but let’s not forget that the UK is a pretty lousy place for a lot of professions at the moment, especially the ones that put patient care at their core. This from the BMJ via reestheskin “Why do doctors feel the need toContinue reading “…same sh*t, different profession…”
“I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.” Stephen Hawking
Chicken Licken says the sky has fallen – #94 Lee Gilbert’s thoughts on GDPR, “It seems every type of company from Accountants, HR Advisory firms, Law Practices, IT companies, Greengrocers and Candle Stick makers… have been jumping on the band wagon of running seminar’s on the subject without truly understanding (or having read in someContinue reading “GDPR = Got Desperate People Rich(er)”
The lies that have been distributed are so many and so persistent that, arguably, fiction is the only way to tell the truth. John Le Carre in an interview in the New York Times with Mel Gubben – January 7th 2004, quoted in Spione I wonder what he would say now?
The Lancet 14th April 2018 “Proper standards should include attention to the dismal environment doctors and other health professionals are working in. In its fact sheet related to this case, the GMC says that it sent a clear message in 2016 that there was “a state of unease” in the medical profession. And in responseContinue reading “The General Medical Council has lost its way – Lancet”
The joys of a writing deadline and no inspiration… Sam Seaborn, I feel your pain.
“I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one’s business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind” George Bernard Shaw
“A room without books is like a body without a soul.” Cicero
“This confirmed my long held suspicion that many people use spreadsheets as an alternative to thinking.” Richard H Thaler writing in Misbehaving