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Angus Patient Expert

San Francisco, California
This blog relates our experience of living with a small child, our daughter, with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia - we hope it will provide comfort and information to others in similar situations to our own as well as being both therapeutic for ourselves and a record of what will be surely a... Full Bio
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"Kettling of G20 protesters by police was illegal, high court rules" by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ... is a headline on the 14 April's Guardian website about police kettling tactics during demonstrations at the G20 summit on 1 April 2009 and "during which Ian Tomlinson, ... Read on »
... and today I saw the whhe whole staff of Christies by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Hello dear & lovely friends, More from Castle Lugosi... & at last, today I got dates & details! Yes - after being left in a broom cupboard & having a consultation with a ... Read on »
100 degrees Celsius or Try Telling My Wife by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer "Count Rumford has taken much pain to impress on the minds of those who exercise the culinary art, the following simple, but practical, important fact, namely; that when wat ... Read on »
1997-2007 by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Or maybe I should address this post “hello I´m a patient … I don´t know what´s going on …”. There is a certain amount of commentary at the moment in the U.S. ... Read on »
24 hours in Darfur by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer 06:30 - Fajr It is still and quiet. The myriad of stars in the sky look down upon our sleeping forms. Across the city of Nyala, the capita ... Read on »
98 years ago by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer On 4 March a patrol from the UN mission to protect refugees from Darfur in camps in eastern Chad mistakenly strolled over into Darfur and got into a gunfight. A Fr ... Read on »
A Digital Defeat by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Win one , lose one . Read on »
A Digital Victory by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Good to see this story where the music label The Ministry of Sound has backed down from prosecuting filesharers after ISP British Telcomm had deleted 80% of the data that ... Read on »
A Great by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer ... seemingly. I had never heard of him but Jon Pritchard, a great in the development of child and family-focussed childhood cancer treatment, died in January this year. His ... Read on »
A Gripe about GPs by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Sorry Drs Rant and Crippen … this is really not about GPs in general and it’s not a "formal" complaint – it is about a silly little mistake by our GP practice which was re ... Read on »
A Leukaemia Birthday by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer On the 20th May last year we left our home in Africa and headed to the UK – a very sick Kezia and the rest of us would enter a life with leukaemia the next day. The story of ... Read on »
A Lover's Sonnet by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer What'll I do when you are far away and I am blue What'll I do? What'll I do when I am wondering who is kissing you What'll I do? What'll I do with just a photograp ... Read on »
A Medley by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Last week was pretty intense posting-wise - Patricia Hewitt, Antracycline side effects, Kezia with chicken pox and Nanda in hospital. Kezia is going a bit stir-crazy, not ... Read on »
A message to Dr Crippen, Dr Rant and Tom Reynolds by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I visit your blogs every day. I respect your opinions of the service, the National Health Service, to which you are contracted in one way or another. I assume you contra ... Read on »
A Message to Lucia by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Now you have become a member of the Central Manchester and Manchester Children's University Trust board of governors (a foundation trust), you really must read Lord Darz ... Read on »
A Miscellany of News by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Our local general hospital is, quite obviously, not thr only one in the country under the threat of a reduction in services and beds. Yesterday the BBC reported that Scott ... Read on »
A New Colleague by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer So I arrive back at 2 am after a gruelling trip. Nanda super-filled the suitcase with presents for back home. There are lots of steps with no escalators or lifts (from ... Read on »
A new species by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer We believed that our common octopus here probably belonged to the genus Octopus. However, the Directorate of Livestock, responsible for issuing phyto-sanitary certific ... Read on »
A Photo by Angus Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Finally my brother sends me a photo ... Read on »