Day: 2008-09-15

Thoughts of Ike

Just a quick wish to any of our readers who have been affected by Hurricane Ike. I hope you get power back soon and that you can return to a solid home in the near future.

The “saintly” nurse stereotype

A new biography of Florence Nightingale is reported as portraying her as “not so saintly”, on the grounds that she didn’t do much sitting by bedsides proffering personal care, rather she excelled as an administrator. Apparently revolutionising the care of… Read More ›