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Was a parody a while back. Now just passionate about commenting on #medtwitter shenanigans. I’m actually @peteturton85
Aug 8, 2018 24 tweets 5 min read
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

Mar 3, 2018 20 tweets 4 min read
Like a collection of deleted tweets before a politically sensitive royal college election, no ones going to read this either, it’s #NHSthisweek!

In the news this week: 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.
Feb 24, 2018 26 tweets 4 min read
Like a prescription written on a poorly functioning and not very user friendly e-prescribing system, it’s #NHSthisweek !

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.
Feb 17, 2018 20 tweets 4 min read
Like a monopoly board with no good spaces for anything good to come through, it’s #NHSthisweek!

This week, a special how-to guide. Say you’ve had a great idea, perhaps you think we should make Medical professionals with several degrees and a wealth of experience conduct ward rounds in baseball hats to stop interruptions, neatly ignoring the tenacity of most ICU nurses?
Feb 3, 2018 14 tweets 3 min read
Like a blog you’ve thrown together at the last minute to maintain you’re public profile, it’s #NHSthisweek : Protests against the GMC continue, including one suggestion to rip up GMC registration certificates outside their London offices. On a Saturday.
Jan 20, 2018 19 tweets 3 min read
It’s Saturday, it’s poorly written, it’s #NHSthisweek: The health secretary hailed Microsoft Excel with the cells shaded in a threatening red colour as “great technology”
Jan 13, 2018 16 tweets 3 min read
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...
Jan 8, 2018 19 tweets 3 min read
#NHStoday on twitter: He’s definitely going
Jan 6, 2018 29 tweets 5 min read
The #NHScrisis as it unfolds on twitter: Doctors and nurses go against the masters and take a sneaky shot of a corridor. Comms team go nuts because you can see a quarter of someone’s face and you can’t tell if it’s a patient or Julie from corporate.