Several years ago, Frank Minirth and Paul Meier wrote a book called Happiness Is a Choice. Most people would agree with that premise. We can choose to be joyful, or we could choose to be miserable. 76 more words
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As I sit here writing, I perceive a scintillating band of zig-zags in the shape of a reverse C on the left side of my visual field. 1,475 more words
Waste. It’s everywhere.
As frontline doctors, we have the responsibility to focus our efforts on high-value healthcare, and reject the interventions with negligible benefit.
But how can you, the Junior Medical Officer, contribute to the rational use of our precious healthcare resources? 442 more words
Health care is expensive. Anyone who has accessed health care services knows just how expensive it is and health care costs have continued to increase for decades. 507 more words
After months of travelling, interviewing, writing and editing, I am pleased to announce that #choosingwiselyuk is live. A massive thank you to my interviewees, those who have followed the project from the beginning and those who took the time out to help me make this project a success. 83 more words
Before contacting potential interviewees about Choosing Wisely I made a survey for doctors to complete about the initiative. I took a copy of the survey to every interview I had with a doctor and asked them to fill it out and left them with copies of the survey for their colleagues in their practices to fill out. 734 more words