The Monday Morning Quote #667

I was moved by an article in the FT Weekend Magazine about the terror attack in Utoya, Norway 10 years ago. In it some survivors who had been wounded reflect on what they have learned. “Do not lose faith in yourself. You are good enough. Skilled enough. Strong enough. Dare to be vulnerable and sadContinue reading “The Monday Morning Quote #667”

The People’s Covid Inquiry – opening quote

Michael Mansfield QC doesn’t pull his punches…. The government ignored the pandemic to begin with, ignored the recommendations from Exercise Cygnus, repeatedly ignored the science, had decimated public services, then ignored the cries of those working in the NHS, in social care, and in other crucial services, and as we have heard, ignored the offersContinue reading “The People’s Covid Inquiry – opening quote”

Low Morale in the Dental Profession – Nothing new there.

I came across the book “Medicine and Society” recently. Its author, Henry Miller, was Dean of Medicine and later Vice-Chancellor of the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and this book was published in 1973, the year I started as an Undergraduate. Writing in the preface Miller concisely states that “This book is concerned with the impact ofContinue reading “Low Morale in the Dental Profession – Nothing new there.”

After Teeth and Skin, what’s next? Hair?

I read this article in the Guardian today and wondered if there are any dentists involved in the hair game. It strikes me that if someone has a need but they’re not sure who to trust the why not their local GDP? The same old horror stories are mentioned and Tom who was quoted inContinue reading “After Teeth and Skin, what’s next? Hair?”