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Forum: Serious Yesterday, 22:02
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Nexxo
Compassion must start with self-compassion.

Compassion must start with self-compassion.
Forum: General Yesterday, 21:59
Replies: 71
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nexxo
I am an NHS professional. I know the good, the...

I am an NHS professional. I know the good, the bad, the ugly of both NHS and private health care. I don't have private health insurance. Draw your own conclusions...
Forum: General Yesterday, 20:59
Replies: 71
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nexxo
I'm not saying that the NHS is perfect. No human...

I'm not saying that the NHS is perfect. No human system dealing with Real Life™ is. Neither is private enterprise.

The best way of thinking what can happen to health professionals is in terms of...
Forum: General Yesterday, 18:54
Replies: 71
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nexxo
Some interesting studies researched the ideology...

Some interesting studies researched the ideology of doctors and nurses before and after they complete their training. Turns out that new students have strong ethics and empathic ideals of how...
Forum: General Yesterday, 18:37
Replies: 71
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nexxo
Yeah, we psychologists have that conversation...

Yeah, we psychologists have that conversation with the powers that run the NHS on a daily basis. :sigh: The rule of thumb is: it takes thirty years for psychological insights to become standard...
Forum: General Yesterday, 16:25
Replies: 71
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nexxo
There are a whole bunch of myths around the NHS. ...

There are a whole bunch of myths around the NHS.

- Private health care is better. No, it really is not. Ask any American --mistakes still happen, waste of resources still happens, lack of...
Forum: General Yesterday, 09:48
Replies: 71
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nexxo
Again, no nefarious plot --it's all about money....

Again, no nefarious plot --it's all about money. Until recently I covered five services in four different locations because nobody can pay for a full-time band 8b psychologist --although they need...
Forum: General Yesterday, 09:34
Replies: 71
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nexxo
I am a full-time NHS employee (actually, until...

I am a full-time NHS employee (actually, until recently more than full-time) from conviction. Like many NHS colleagues I generally put in 5-10 hours of extra unpaid overtime on top of that, because...
Forum: General Yesterday, 08:55
Replies: 71
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nexxo
It is the fault of a significant section of the...

It is the fault of a significant section of the public who takes free health care for granted. You want to see real inefficiency? Check out GP appointment attendance rates.

It is undeniable that...
Forum: General 31st Mar 2015, 22:05
Replies: 12,748
Views: 2,711,481
Posted By Nexxo
...And now for something completely different: ...

...And now for something completely different:

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Reese's Peanut Butter Krispy Kreme donuts. WHERE'S YOUR GOD...
Forum: Project Logs 31st Mar 2015, 21:57
Replies: 67
Views: 7,258
Posted By Nexxo
Yup. Get back to work, slacker! :worried:

Yup. Get back to work, slacker!

:worried:
Forum: Serious 31st Mar 2015, 21:53
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By Nexxo
Whereas living with a person at risk of physical...

Whereas living with a person at risk of physical harm to herself and to you is a better option with your health problems?

Sometimes things have to get really, really bad before people will change...
Forum: Article Discussion 31st Mar 2015, 21:42
Replies: 66
Views: 1,576
Posted By Nexxo
The worst we saw when I was the tender age of 21...

The worst we saw when I was the tender age of 21 was this:

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Forum: Software 31st Mar 2015, 21:18
Replies: 239
Views: 18,542
Posted By Nexxo
For me, the Surface 3 is all: ...

For me, the Surface 3 is all:

http://i1.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/facebook/000/264/200/acb.jpg
Forum: Software 31st Mar 2015, 20:50
Replies: 239
Views: 18,542
Posted By Nexxo
The iPad 64Gb is £479,--.

The iPad 64Gb is £479,--.
Forum: Software 31st Mar 2015, 20:06
Replies: 239
Views: 18,542
Posted By Nexxo
Meanwhile, Microsoft has just announced the new...

Meanwhile, Microsoft has just announced the new Surface (not the Pro, but the successor to the Surface RT). It still:

- is 8.9mm thick
- has 10 hours battery life

But now also has:

- The...
Forum: Serious 31st Mar 2015, 15:19
Replies: 70
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nexxo
As a clinical psychologist I would have to say it...

As a clinical psychologist I would have to say it is very unlikely that he would have performed mindful planned actions such as locking out his colleague before initiating a controlled descent in a...
Forum: Serious 31st Mar 2015, 14:07
Replies: 70
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nexxo
The moment your feet left solid ground you would...

The moment your feet left solid ground you would have started to experience hypoxia, which most definitely could have such effects.



Which is another good point: if someone dissociates, can...
Forum: Serious 31st Mar 2015, 13:51
Replies: 70
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nexxo
You are arguing from moral principle (how things...

You are arguing from moral principle (how things should be), not a clinical one (how things may be).



Again, he would have to be in a frame of mind in which he could suddenly snap and...
Forum: Serious 31st Mar 2015, 13:21
Replies: 70
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nexxo
Mental capacity assessment does not work like...

Mental capacity assessment does not work like that. People have capacity until proven otherwise. This is important not only from a legal human rights perspective, but also because capacity is the...
Forum: Serious 31st Mar 2015, 12:17
Replies: 70
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nexxo
Why, yes. He knew that crashing the plane would...

Why, yes. He knew that crashing the plane would kill him, seeing that was the whole intention behind the act. To not realise that it would also kill the passengers would require such a disorder of...
Forum: Serious 31st Mar 2015, 11:54
Replies: 70
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nexxo
Come on guys, we all have strong feelings about...

Come on guys, we all have strong feelings about this I'm sure, but let's not invoke the children and make ad hominem assertions, 'kay?
Forum: Serious 31st Mar 2015, 11:41
Replies: 70
Views: 1,570
Posted By Nexxo
This disagreement comes down to whether being...

This disagreement comes down to whether being suicidal precludes having mental capacity.

A person has mental capacity if they are able to weigh up information around a decision, including its...
Forum: General 31st Mar 2015, 08:01
Replies: 71
Views: 1,015
Posted By Nexxo
A third of the NHS budget of £95.6 billion is...

A third of the NHS budget of £95.6 billion is spent on:

- diabetes type II (£21.7 billion, nearly 20%)
- morbid obesity (£6 billion)
- smoking related illness (£5 billion)
- alcohol related...
Forum: Project Logs 30th Mar 2015, 20:48
Replies: 60
Views: 8,720
Posted By Nexxo
Interesting you should say that. I think of...

Interesting you should say that. I think of woodwork as more challenging somehow. Wood is somehow alive: it has grain, density, it moves, expands and shrinks... It doesn't sit still. Metal alloys of...
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