“Life Lessons From My Dying Father”

Incredibly I have been running this site for nearly 10years! Progress with these projects can be slow and gradual so can be unnoticed week to week. But I was reminded recently about the true international nature of my work when…

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What Next For Cancer?

What an incredible year we have just experienced! I never thought I would see anything that knocked cancer off the top of the health priority list, yet now I have! With no experience of anything like this in recent history,…

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Being Organised In Cancer Chaos!

I’m never surprised at the incredible members of the #CancerCommunity who are constantly resolving problems they encounter, and sharing the answers with the world! Ensuring their experience is used positively to make life easier for others. It was therefore wonderful…

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Has Covid Cured Cancer?

This week I would like to focus on the importance of work in our lives. Employment has become a massive subject now, with the impact that Covid is having on the world economy. For most of us the work place…

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Cynical, Or Public Interest?

I rarely start my posts with a video, but this one is different, as you need to see the discussion point first! The things I see in the cancer sector have almost made me immune to the very tasteless advertising…

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Retiring And Preparing To Die At 41

Clair Fisher

Yes this title is a strong one. But I am continually shocked at how many more younger people are being affected by cancer. I recently spoke to a young lady of 36 who has stage 4 bowel cancer. Maybe this…

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Authenticity, Integrity And Honesty!

This week I had an interesting conversation about the future of charities. Of course the world is changing incredibly fast and I have to ask if they will still exist in their current form once the dust from Covid has…

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Vaccines, From A Gp’s Perspective!

It’s important to me that this blog is as current as it can be, in these incredibly fast moving times. As always there is a lot being talked about vaccines, much not true. I wanted to bring to you the…

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Is “Stay Positive” Helpful?

One of the greatest joys I find with this site, is sharing other people’s experiences. As we mention frequently, everyone’s cancer experience is totally unique. So it is always helpful to hear from others and understand how they are impacted.…

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What Have We Learned From 2020?

Every day is a learning day, I have always believed. From both good and bad experiences we can take something that will help us in the future. But at the age of 64 I never thought that I would see…

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Healthcare Is All About Teamwork!

Since Covid has entered our lives we have all had to find new ways of working. Life has also shown us how much we had previously undervalued key roles in our society. After all where would we be of course…

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Be Prepared For Your Consultation!

These days, it seems to be a relief just to get an appointment with your GP or hospital. It is therefore important to make the best use of that time, for both parties. The importance of preparation can never be…

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