The Chaplain’s tale

News and Comment from Roy Lilley.The cold November wind pulled at David’s crisp white surplice.  He looked across the fields and in the distance could see a sprinkling of snow on the hills.He waited whilst […]

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Diabetics with related eye damage have increased falling risk

(Reuters Health) – People with diabetic retinopathy are more likely to fall than diabetics who have not developed vision problems, a study in Singapore suggests.Full article here: https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-diabetes-retinopathy-falls/diabetics-with-related-eye-damage-have-increased-falling-risk-idUKKBN1DO27K

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The safest healthcare in the world…

News and Comment from Roy Lilley.The Tinkerman has a new wheeze.  The latest; an inquiry onto ‘never events’.  These entirely preventable mistakes keep happening.  The numbers stuck.He is right…However, he’s wrong in how he’s trying […]

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The changes we know we need…

News and Comment from Roy Lilley.Whatever your politics… the facts are; we’re stuck in the middle of a political and economic dilemma we’ve not faced since the last world war.None of the parties can muster […]

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Scary…

News and Comment from Roy Lilley.Packet of Hobnobs and a bucket of builder’s.  Seat booked on the sofa; it’s budget time.  Budgets used to be in the Spring, now they are in the Autumn.  How […]

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The flu…

News and Comment from Roy Lilley.I was curious.  This year there is an unprecedented push to get staff flu-jabbed.Bunting, flags, posters… the SoMe repertoire… pictures of jabbed-up bosses and smiling colleagues.This year, the groups entitled […]

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