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Ingvar Árni Ingvarsson
Nurse, blogger, music lover.
Nurse, blogger, music lover.
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"In my opinion, as a healthcare professional and as an NHS employee, the fact that people actually want to come to the UK to receive their treatment makes me proud. And it should make the citizens of the UK proud because it shows that we are doing something right."

#nursing    #healthcare    #brexit   #immigration   #metalnurse   #nhs   #nationalhealthservice  

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Metal Nurse: Health Tourism, Red Herring.
During the whole Brexit election I got into some heated debates, especially about the National Health Service . For years and years there has been this myth that the UK was being flooded with health tourists, who would take advantage of the free care provid...

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Wrote a little piece on Edward Jenner. Because I think he rocked the healthcare world like no other.

http://ingvararni.blogspot.com/2017/02/metal-nurse-edward-jenner-healthcare.html

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Without Edward Jenner there is a very good chance that we would still be dealing with mass epidemics of deadly, dangerous and disfiguring illnesses like smallpox, measles and polio. I believe Jenner's research into vaccinations was as important as John Snow's sanitation investigation, Joseph Lister’s insistence on equipment sterilisation, Ignaz Semmelweis preoccupation with the importance of hospital staffs hand-washing and Alexander Fleming's discovery of penicillin.

Vaccines save lives.

Edward Jenner was a hero. Even Napoleon accepted that.

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Metal Nurse: Edward Jenner healthcare hero
Me in Hyde Park, with  Edward Jenner Some time ago I went to London with my beloved to spend the weekend. Whilst there I visited Hyde Park for the first time where I came across this monument of a man who changed the landscape of healthcare indefinitely. Fo...

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The loss of LCP is still reverberating in every aspect of care. People should really stop reading the Triumvirate of Gentleman's Hatred newspapers that don't understand the fundamental need for palliative care.

#palliativecare #dyingmatters #liverpoolcarepathway #metalnurse #nursing #healthcare
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