19/01 2018

When is Pallliative Care no longer Palliative Care? How did Football become Rugby?

If we change the rules of the game we are playing, how far can we go before it is no longer the same game? We can make small changes to the size of the goals or the offside rules, but if we make big changesREAD MORE

5/02 2017

It’s life Jim….but not as we know it!

I have been reflecting on the concept life and how we value it. Sometimes it seems like the most important thing we posses and hold onto with every finger nail and fibre of our existence. Other times not so much! Is it the number ofREAD MORE

28/01 2017

Gift of Time part 2

How often have I heard myself say “I wish I had more time” or “I’m just too busy”

While I’m on the subject of a “gift of time” I was recently given one. I was flying between Reykjavik and LA on the return leg from theREAD MORE

10/07 2012

Are we ready to perform therapeutic homicide

Here is an interesting article from the Canadian Medical Association Journal adressing some of the issues medically and ethically surrounding Physician Assisted Death.

“In Belgium where euthanasia has been legal since 2002, half of all non sudden deaths are the result of some decision to hastenREAD MORE