It’s Saturday it’s #NHSthisweek on twitter:
64 emergency medicine doctors write to the PM over the #nhscrisis, meaning 64 bed managers will be angrily demanding to know why the PM hasn’t accepted the referral in 4 hours time...
Meanwhile 64 med regs have been told that they need to chase the result of the letter
And 64 crit Care registrars have had a phone call from ED saying “just to let you know I’ve written to the PM”
Meanwhile we all got dead excited that a man who’s kept his job 4 times might lose it at fifth attempt.
We even got excited that a woman who used to be a nurse might take over, and then got really angry because her husband was a virgin or something.
And then we all got really angry as a man who kept his job four times managed to keep it for a fifth time.
A fight broke out (probably) about his contribution to patient safety. At some point aviation, cycling and table tennis all get a say.
Meanwhile over and channel 4, a man who chased Jeremy down a corridor for a bit, and stood angrily outside his office for a bit, went on the news and said he wasn’t very good.
The daily mail were shocked and appalled to find that a man who doesn’t like Jeremy very much might like the Labour Party, and made a big fuss.
Meanwhile in #FOAMed nothing if any value at all was spouted.

No change there then.
Guido Fawkes went nuts that doctors ski whilst at conferences. Well you’ve gotta kill the time if you aren’t going to attend the pro/con debate on airway management....
I don’t see what the fuss is about...
Meanwhile over in Thanet South, the NHA got beaten into 3rd place in a school parent governor election. Probably.
And that’s the #NHS this week. Not very funny I know, but it’s been a not very funny week.
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Long thread coming up but I want to put my thoughts about #TheatreCapChallenge down in one last long rambling thread before I block everyone connected to it and move on
1) the logic from certain people is:

People die in theatre

Those deaths stem from errors

Those errors happen because of poor communication.

poor communication occurs through not knowing names

If we knew the names of the staff....

Communication will improve

Errors will reduce

Lives will be saved.


A hat with a name on is an example of knowing someone’s name



and also...

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Horror at awards ceremony as privately funded conference gives award to man who sits on organising committee for his services to patient safety and we all lose our shit about it.
It’s as if no one looked at the programme and saw Jeremy’s name on the list of speakers and thought, “gee there’s a safety prize, do you think theyll give it to the #iminworkjeremy guy instead?”
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This week, how the Dr/first name debate will probably rage on twitter
First off, Mr Hunt says we need to start calling Doctors by their first name rather than by their title.
Sorry I’ll do that again, in the spirit of it.

Jeremy will say we need to start calling Doctors by their first name rather than title.
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This week, a special how-to guide.
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Like a blog you’ve thrown together at the last minute to maintain you’re public profile, it’s #NHSthisweek :
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The health secretary hailed Microsoft Excel with the cells shaded in a threatening red colour as “great technology”
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