Viewing the ICU differently

In early June I was invited to attend and speak at a Patient Care Consortium in Chicago, Illinois as part of my role in an ethnographic study on interprofessional teamwork and patient and family involvement in the intensive care setting. My talk was in front of more than fifty experts across the field of critical … Continue reading Viewing the ICU differently

A Matter of Perspective

This post is my response to Day 9 of The Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge hosted by WeGo Health.  Today’s prompt: Patients, what advice or tips do you have for caregivers out there - professional or otherwise! Being a caregiver is no easy task.  With the deinstitutionalization of health care it has meant that more caring … Continue reading A Matter of Perspective

Shedding my armour

It seems that I have overestimated myself.  I wrote in my first post that I believed "as soon as I started this project the words would come freely and easily."  (Yeah, I just quoted myself.. awkward).  The truth is that spilling my thoughts on this page is a lot harder than I had originally believed … Continue reading Shedding my armour