On the 6th November 2013, Sabrina Dawe attended a reception at the House of Commons during Medical Technology Awareness Week and spoke to an audience of MPs and Peers, clinicians, NHS staff and patients promoting the need for better and more consistent access to medical technology across the NHS, in particularly her experience of accessing insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGM) as well as care in schools of children living with Type 1 Diabetes .
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I had an interesting discussion recently with a colleague about the advantages of having a clinical background when you work for a healthcare company.
When I say clinical background, I’m referring to a professional who previously treated patients in a medical setting. 804 more words
The jointly-sponsored American Medical Informatics Association/Association of Academic Health Sciences Librarians/Medical Library Association workshop “Achieving Meaningful Use: Using Standards to Bring Medical Information to Practitioners and Patients” held on November 15th at the Washington Hilton was a great success. 138 more words
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Saya suka sapi (yang hidup, bukan cuma yang sudah siap dikonsumsi). Dalam perjalanan pulang dari puskesmas saya sering melalui rumah-rumah penduduk, dan biasanya saya harus dadah-dadah pada sapi (atau lebih tepatnya berusaha cari jalan yang tidak terhalang sapi yang sedang merumput). 106 more words