Category Archives: Work

I’m off to Singapore

Itinerary for Singapore by the Blond Abroad https://theblondeabroad.com/itinerary-for-singapore-in-3-days/ I was going to follow this for my days off but there is no mention of football or scuba diving so i may have to amend this a bit to fit my … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day 5

This report shares the Care Quality Commission findings and recommendations after reviewing incidents related to sexual safety on mental health wards. In 2017, following concerns raised on an inspection of a mental health trust, CQC carried out a review of … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day 4

Mental health of older adults WHO 12 December 2017 Key facts Globally, the population is ageing rapidly. Between 2015 and 2050, the proportion of the world’s population over 60 years will nearly double, from 12% to 22%. Mental health and … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day 2

This is opinion piece from Ian Birrell on autism and long term seclusion. A teen with autism is locked in solitary confinement and being fed through a hatch. Have we really moved on from Bedlam? Beth has autism, suffers extreme … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day

It is a sorry state of affairs to need a minister for suicide. But May has appointed Jackie Doyle-Price who is the health minister the additional role of minister for suicide prevention. The number of males every week who take … Continue reading

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Dying with dignity

When you come to the end of anyone’s life this can be very hard for the family and friends. This can be made more difficult when you need to have conversations about whether or not cardiopulmonary resuscitation is an appropriate … Continue reading

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10 charts that show why the NHS is in trouble

Nick TriggleHealth correspondent@nicktriggleon Twitter 24 May 2018 There are ten charts but only eight will copy over so i have photoed the missing ones! Image copyrightPA This month hospitals have reported huge pressures, with A&Es over-crowded, a lack of beds … Continue reading

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