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…

Becoming a Hospital Governor

It’s a funny old life I lead. Are you settled? Then I’ll begin… In 2009 & 2010 I spent a lot of time visiting University College (of London) Hospital near where I lived. My most frequent visits were to the basement where they keep the physiotherapists and the gynaecology/endometriosis team. I don’t know what this…

NHS Direct

I’ve realised that my blogging life slipped a little when I began tweeting – not a surprising fact but it’s made me think about how best to express my opinions. In short, I’ve decided to make a conscious effort to put a bit more into my proper blogging. With that in mind… You all know…