Category: Quotes and shares

Babies and notes…

“Many students reported that women themselves commented on the amount of paperwork they had to do. One student quoted a woman who observed, following her quick birth: It only took me 20 minutes to have the baby; it’s taken you…

Quote of the month for June: self-determination…

“Clinicians should therefore be aware that in the UK, courts are now likely to prioritise the rights of the patient over traditional practice (traditionally, there was no liability if a responsible body of physicians would regard non-disclosure of a particular…

Mindfulness, effectiveness, midwifery and healing…

In this week’s issue of The Lancet, Editor Richard Horton comments on the ever-growing popularity of mindfulness and the ever-growing trend towards trying to prove its effectiveness scientifically. “But”, he asks, “is science the right place to discover the meaning…