Welcome to Sir Donald Berwick’s World, Pt. 2

By: Opinion Columnist Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan, October, 2013 Read Part 1 HERE Inevitably Sir Donald Berwick’s mindset ended up causing the Mid Staffs Scandal. The hospital at the center of this heart-rending scandal is Stafford Hospital, then under Sir Donald’s good friend Sir David Nicholson at the Staffordshire Health Authority (part of NHS West Midlands). […]

Welcome to Sir Donald Berwick’s World, Pt. 1

By: Opinion Columnist Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – September, 2013 In “Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow”, one of the best books humanity has produced, Peter Høeg writes about an alcoholic Greenlander who lost her husband – “She gazes at me helplessly. People die. You won’t get anywhere by wondering how or why.” I was instantly reminded […]

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