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December 2011 - Posts

PT and the Greater Good

Common Scents
by Dean Metz
Today is Boxing Day . That is a bank holiday here in the UK. For those of us in health care, we work 24/7. Many of the women I work with received fragrances for Christmas presents. They all came in showing off their newest aromas. I work on a respiratory Read More...
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Have I Changed?
by Dean Metz
I have spoken at length about working here in the NHS and the changes that I've had to adapt to. The ones I haven't spoken about are going on with my own body. First off, I've gained at least a stone (14 pounds) in weight since I've been here. Measured Read More...
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Struck Off by the General Practitioner
by Dean Metz
I've learned something new about NHS practice. Patients can be removed from their GP's register, leaving them effectively without health care! The NHS actually works similarly to a managed care plan. People have to sign up with a GP practice in the same Read More...
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The Strike
by Dean Metz
The day of national industrial action has come and gone. I worked. I taught a class on falls awareness and prevention in the morning and was able to catch up on some long overdue administrative work in the afternoon. The transportation unit that normally 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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