If medicine was run like education there would be many more patients who wouldn’t survive the random, un-evidenced and poorly researched treatments given. I can look back on a career of maximum effort, huge expenditure of energy, long hours and too little progress. Continue reading
I’ve always taken the view; forgiveness is often easier to get than permission. I was lucky to work for a number of headteachers and governors who kept an eye on the bottom line but granted me the freedom to work as I saw best. It also helps if you develop a sixth sense about when it is time to explain your stance and when you should quickly, unreservedly and sincerely apologise. I became better at the letter as my career progressed.
I’m honestly not being or meaning to be presumptuous. Over recent years, myself and Cath have tend to eat our turkey dinner, main course, on Christmas day, tidy away the pots and then go for a walk before coming back for some pudding. Continue reading