4 Responses to “Sleeves, ties, MRSA and politicians”

  1. Am Ang Zhang June 21, 2011 at 10:11 am #

    If they stayed with BRASS door handles…….

    By the way, they do not want consultants to look like consultants. I have been in hospitals where the cleaners wear the same scrubs as the young doctors. The only difference is the stethoscope round the doctors neck.

    The Cockroach Catcher

  2. Margaret McCartney
    margaretmccartney June 22, 2011 at 8:35 pm #

    several people have said that it’s a political move to control doctors rather than infections. It’s all rather silly, isn’t it.,..

  3. Am Ang Zhang June 23, 2011 at 8:50 am #

    That is why they knew it was probably OK for Dave and Nick and his spin crew. But MRSA may have a different twist. You do not need to touch patients and in Hong Kong, Long sleeved doctors were OK for MRSA.

    The Cockroach Catcher

  4. Margaret McCartney
    margaretmccartney June 23, 2011 at 8:20 pm #

    The surgeon in question seems to have gone on leave. This is decidedly bad news.

    The Trust has a uniform policy here;http://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/resources/about_us/foi/policies/dress_code_policy.pdf it includes the need to wear “plain muted colour
    socks”.

    jeez.

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