Are you a Cook or a Chef?

Are you a Cook or a Chef?

You may have heard the question, ‘Are you a cook or a chef?’ Are you following recipes – or a set of protocols – or you are creating menus and recipes – in our case, are we devising our own protocols and treatment plans? What we’re really trying to say when we ask...
Environmental Enrichment

Environmental Enrichment

In my journeys through Pubmed and Elsevier, I have been coming across more and more articles on environmental enrichment, patient wellbeing, and reducing stress, especially as it pertains to the hospital environment and animals needing to be kennelled or restricted,...
Burnout

Burnout

Stress and burnout – how often do we hear those words nowadays? It seems every second person is suffering the effects of stress, and burnout is a very real threat, causing days or weeks off work and untold damage to relationships, health and wellbeing while it is all...