Ex Character is the architecture of the being.
Life is 10% what happens to you, and 90% how you react to it. Charles Swindoll It was always going to decide which speciality to follow after five years of grind at medical school. Initially we new graduates all dived in feet first with enthusiasm into our new careers. Our first pay were on […]
I’m playing the right notes just in the wrong order. Morcombe and Wise Show with Andre Previn Strange things can happen in life at any time and anywhere. Personally I very rarely used my “Doctor” title out with the hospital. It just became a habit. There was a feeling that the title often intimidated people […]
There’s no reason for it …… it’s just our policy WwRobert G. Evans This blog is deliberately written to feature short anecdotes and quotes. Some are informative. Some are amusing. Some are serious. Some are controversial. Historically Petri dishes were placed around various points in a ward especially in Intensive Care Units. They were often […]
Anaesthetists and most surgeons generally work long hours. At times it is tough going. Stress can be a problem. With seniority, stress disappeared from me. There was no point in carrying such a burden. Confidence dissolved the stress I suffered with it enough during my years as a trainee. My problem as a consultant was not […]
But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40 : 31 People assumed that I had a wealthy and glamorous life. It is easy to think that. There are psychological traumas […]
I would make myself head of the style police and we would fight fiercely against sloppiness. Karl Lagerfield It rare for me at any time during my career to be scruffily dressed or unkempt in my appearance. My father was on a dialysis program. He had been unwell overnight. I could not refuse to sit […]
Do not be afraid, our fate cannot be taken from us, it is a gift. Dante Alighieri One Day…..One Day…..One Day….. One day, I met an elderly woman sobbing, One day, I saw a very worried husband, One day, she said she wanted the cancer out of her, One day, she said she […]