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November 2011 - Posts

PT and the Greater Good

Study Fatigue
by Dean Metz
Just in case you've forgotten, in addition to moving to a new country, a new job, a new health care system, a new relationship and all that comes with that over the past two years, I've also been pursuing my master's in public health degree. It has been Read More...
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The Strike is On
by Dean Metz
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has reported that the members have voted overwhelmingly (over 85 percent) to participate in the industrial action scheduled for November 30. What will this mean for me? The union has agreed that patients should not Read More...
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Patient-Centered Care... Not
by Dean Metz
There is a big move in both the UK and the USA to adopt patient-centered care. Most people have no idea what that means. I received this article , among others on a health care networking site. In the past five years or so, I've worked for organizations Read More...
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Strike Update
by Dean Metz
I received a ballot this week from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) about whether I was in favor or against an industrial action (strike) on November 30. The strike will be a one-day affair, not walking out indefinitely until an agreement Read More...
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The New Normal
by Dean Metz
How many times have we had to explain to patients about their "new normal?" Things like: ● "You can still get out and about, but you'll use a cane to do it safely." ● "You'll use this sliding board to get in and out of your wheelchair." ● "You'll still Read More...
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    Dean Metz
    Occupation: Staff Development Specialist
    Setting: New York, NY – Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain
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