Isn't it odd that the government allows banks to lend out more money than the bank physically owns? When a bank considers lending money to someone, they look at that customers previous history and current circumstances. If the customer ticks all the right boxes then the bank can give that customer money which the bank… Continue reading Belief In The Future
"I stink, therefore I tram." I spent some time living in Prague, Czech Republic. The summers would get really hot and I couldn't help but notice that the Czechs had a strange aversion to deodorants. This would become painfully obvious when riding the public trams. I wasn't the only person that noticed this, but of… Continue reading Don’t Say That!
Subtraction I would say that around two-thirds of the patients I see in my clinic every day have problems related to something that they are choosing to do. Chest infections caused by smoking. Back pain as a result of sitting down all day and even after work. Diabetes due to poor diet. I seem to… Continue reading If You Keep Doing More Stuff, You Will End Up Poorer, Less Healthy And Less Smart
The large majority of the public don't know anything about health and therefore healthcare provision. The majority of journalists and politicians who write and speak about the NHS don't know anything about working in healthcare and therefore the realities of delivering healthcare to actual patients. If these two statements are true, then it's safe to… Continue reading This Is Why You’re Wrong About The Future Of The NHS
Introduction Second order thinking is hard. It's not a natural way of thinking. First order thinking refers to the most simplistic method of analysis. You can think of it as a form of thinking that most people engage in. As most people have the same thoughts, which are automatic and go without any questioning, they… Continue reading Second Order Discovery
I have seen this conversation played out many times. Both in the press and in real life. The Baby Boomer generation often accuse the younger generations of being lazy, flippant with their money and devoid of the grit that is needed to succeed in life. The Baby Boomers often argue that leading a happy, financially… Continue reading Baby Boomers Vs Millennials!! (They’re both wrong….)
A Quick Anecdote About Getting Into Shape When I was a Junior Doctor, I would often say bye to the receptionists and admin team on my way out for the day. They're usually sat near the exit of any given ward or clinic, so it would be awkward to not at least nod and smile. … Continue reading Your Perception Of Money Is Why You’re Poor