The Daily Telegraph gives it view
‘Unforgivable’ failings in end-of-life care revealed: 40,000 dying patients subject to secret ‘do not resuscitate’ orders every year
Caring for the dying
This article in the Guardian was an interesting read from April 17
It is National Walking Month !
What I listened to this weekend
Some of you may know I have a passing interest in the History of Medicine
This BBC series on Radio 4 consists of 30 15 minute narrations. This is Episode 1
Medical Historian Andrew Cunninghan is enlightening on so manyy fronts. I am almost half way through and amongst other things I have learnt is
the origin of the word Vaccination,
after Henry VIII dissolved the Monasteries there were no Hospitals in England for 8 years until St Bartholomews and St Thomas’s Hospitals were reinstated,
and how bad the Royal Collage of Physicians were in prevent Edenborough Medics from practicing in London as “General Practitioners”
Lady Florence and St Clair Bayfield: a romance of imperfect harmony
Interestingly the ArtHouse at Crouch End has the film on these evening as a Preview.
This is a small cinema and there are only a dozen seats left as I write.
More or less
Always an interesting program that looks at the statistics
On EU Migration
How Harmful is alcohol
Weekend stroke deaths
Seven day NHS