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Labels

Labels

Labels – Definition – A classifying phrase or name applied to a person or thing, especially one that is inaccurate or restrictive. In healthcare, we seem to be focused on labels, labels that denote profession, that denote positions, that denote...
The Magnificent Constant

The Magnificent Constant

I have sat where you are sitting so many times before in this same building grieving for someone I loved. There was always one constant beside me and that was that my auntie Margaret was always there supporting me, holding my hand, a physical presence that gave me the...
Bedside

Bedside

Bedside Bedside it’s not a word used very often and when it is…. its usually with an additional word like lamp, table, or manner. I have sat at many bedsides, usually with someone I love dearly, in unusual circumstances sitting in a space that is not routinely...
Ally or Thief ?

Ally or Thief ?

Ally or Thief ? As we come to the end of 2023 I am reflecting on time and the question is time a thief or an ally? The honest answer to this question from my perspective is I don’t know. On the 15th of December I set out on my annual hide away from Christmas: a time...
Round Numbers

Round Numbers

Last weekend as I was walking around the park with Gertie I was thinking about my beloved Seth and the tears just ran down my face, no conscious effort, they just fell. It was reminiscent of the hours, days weeks and months immediately after Seth’s death the...
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