Posts from the ‘Noi Notes’ category

Metaphors we feel by

The English word ‘Pain’ has its roots in the Latin poena meaning ‘punishment, penalty or retribution’. No surprise then that we have created a rich vocabulary…

Clinical mileage

About 25 years ago I was teaching a week long Dynamic Nervous System course in Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, Wales with Louis Gifford. It was our…

The gift

Grateful patients often bring gifts to clinicians. I have had some rippers over the years ranging from half a sheep and gallons of wine to shirts…