FlatPress My FlatPress blog FlatPress Admin 2018 2018-12-12T10:47:30+00:00 Admin ~/ Bad medicine - over servicing ~/?x=entry:entry180227-135737 2018-02-27T13:57:37+00:00 2018-02-27T13:57:37+00:00

Over- servicing 

In the last couple of days we’ve seen a couple of breaking news stories on over servicing in the medical industry the largest of which is possibly THIS story on coronary stents - a massive multibillion dollar market. [Read More…]

Bad medicine - Is your doctor really as good as you think he is? ~/?x=entry:entry180227-072705 2018-02-27T07:27:05+00:00 2018-02-27T07:27:05+00:00

scared.jpgTowards the end of last year I had to undergo surgery to repair torn tendons in my ankle. [Read More…]

Dance to the beat of your own drum. ~/?x=entry:entry180108-103615 2018-01-08T10:36:15+00:00 2018-01-08T10:36:15+00:00

Because mobility was so restricted after my ankle surgery last year, I found myself watching way more TV than I usually do. [Read More…]

Rolling into the New Year ~/?x=entry:entry180105-120444 2018-01-05T12:04:44+00:00 2018-01-05T12:04:44+00:00

fitbit.jpgThis morning I posted a photo of my new companion on Facebook with the caption “my new best friend ‘cos after the holidays I’m fat AF” (my young nephew tells me AF means “extremely”.)

 To which a well meaning Facebook friend replied that I should “just start Banting.” “Start by cutting out all sugar, all grains. [Read More…]

Sugar for babies - how industry justifies the junk. ~/?x=entry:entry170908-133421 2017-09-08T13:34:21+00:00 2017-09-08T13:34:21+00:00

baby-eating1.jpgLast month I had the pleasure of attending a seminar for nurses in private practice and although the day was generally very enjoyable and the majority of lectures informative and interesting I knew from the outset that something was going going to grate my nerves because one of the event sponsors was NESTLE . [Read More…]