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Wally Davis 4 Oct 1921 – 12 Sept 1996

My Father, Wally Davis, died 20 years ago today (12 Sept 1996), there has rarely been a day since when I have not thought of him, and to mark this occasion I’m publishing the eulogy I gave at his funeral at this link Wally was lifelong Socialist, a keen cyclist, a Londoner to his core,…

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PHRs – An important but limited role

There is a lot of interest around PHRs at the moment at senior levels within the NHS, but there seems to be a lack of clarity the role PHRs might play in the UK If we are to make progress we have to develop a shared understanding of what we are hoping to achieve, what…

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Movember

As those of you that have seen me during November should have noticed I’ve be growing a Mustache for Movember Each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of moustaches on thousands of men’s faces in the UK and around the world. The aim of which is to raise vital funds and awareness for men’s health, specifically prostate cancer…

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Watch your Twitter hygiene

Like many I have increasingly been using Twitter as for professional communication and have found it a compelling medium providing a very efficient way of keeping in-touch with the massive amount of activity of professional interest to me.  It’s also great for sharing information that I think might interest my contacts and for building networks and relationships. However, one of the…

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About this Blog

I created this blog to share some of my random musing about Health Informatics, which I hope will inform and amuse but at least stimulate some debate. Originally hosted separately from my company’s web site, it has now been brought into the fold. I’ve worked in the field since 1981. I’ve done small entrepreneurial start ups,…

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