Have I been getting it wrong all along?

One evening last year, I was sitting with James discussing the NHS and our roles within it over a pint of Guinness. He was one of the hospital managers of the trust I was working at and, before lon...


Health literacy: let's think again

I don't really like the term ‘health literacy’. Not many people really understand what it means, which is a bit ironic when you think about it. My unofficial definition of health literacy is ‘the c...


Making dialysis care more person centred

It’s increasingly recognised that empowering people to take a greater role in managing their health care is beneficial for both patients and health care professionals, especially for those living w...