So here we are again. Curled up in a blanket late in a September evening – mind wandering, words spilling out of my fingers. There is something (known and well articulated by many better than me) cathartic about writing but I have found my written expression tempered in recent years by a whirling-dervish life. I…

UCLH News – Governor’s Involvement Article

I recently wrote an article for UCLH News about some of the things Governors have been up to for the last year, it’s short so there’s not so much detail but (given the number of people who find this blog by searching for UCLH Governors) I thought some might find it helpful/interesting.

Critical Care at UCLH

I stood in the Critical Care Unit (CCU) at University College London Hospital (UCLH) today, for Governor purposes by the grace of God, talking efficiency-savings and cuts with one of the brilliant staff there. In the midst of our talking it suddenly occurred to me that the acronyms we were bandying about would have completely…

Being a Hospital Governor

I was recently interviewed for the UCLH Trust’s quarterly newsletter to members and I thought people might be interested so here’s a copy of the interview, which you can also read in the newsletter itself here.

Foundation Trust

So in Wednesday’s edition of the Guv’nor chronicles you all found out I’d been elected a Governor of the University College of London Hospital (UCLH) National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust. Putting my experiences of the hospital to good use and helping improve the experience for other patients, as I like to put it. It’s…