Category Archives: Communication

Using your Smartphone in a healthy way


Longtime readers of my blog would know that I have a passion for Medical IT and am keen to use it (within the legal constraints of patient security and privacy) Most patients are aware of all the various fitness wearables that … Continue reading

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How secure is e-mail ?


Should we be risking our patient’s privacy and our livelihood by chatting to them or about them via e-mail ? A video to explain this dilemma

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The myth of online privacy


Anyone who use the internet is aware that the likes of Google and Facebook has a sneak and a peak at our habits and web-surfing so we know we should be careful in what we post and where we go. … Continue reading

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The wall of shame


Over the last decade I have submitted an endless stream of complaints about my patients’ care to our local public health system. Each time the response was similar – the junior doctors involved would sometimes be counselled on their management … Continue reading

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