26 July 2021

Surviving the lockdown

We have just stepped into the 4th week of the second lockdown in this pandemic, and we don't seem to have the end in sight. Last week, we saw our receptionists sobbing in the tearoom, after a long day on the phone dealing with frustrated callers with various demands. Our nurses have been administering one vaccine every five minutes per nurse for the whole day, with a short 30mins lunch break to catch some sun light. Never in the history of Castle Hill, had so much, owed by so many, to such a few. Thank you. Let me share some of my thoughts...

26 July 2021

Don’t lock up during lockdown!

Sydney's lockdown has been difficult on all of us, from homeschooling the kids, to missing out on our favourite restaurant dishes, to not being able to go to the gym or play team sports. The last thing we need during lockdown is back pain or neck pain!! However, with so many people now working from home, these aches and pains are becoming more and more common. Here are some quick tips to get you going again if your back or neck is playing up: stand up every 30 minutes to stretch or just have a quick walk around the housemake...

12 July 2021

Studying – A doctors perspective

You often hear doctors talking about your health and well- being, I'll digress a little bit today, given that it's the beginning of another school term under 'Rona', I'll share something with you about learning and exam.  I was once an ordinary student in an ordinary school, with one teacher asking me, "What's wrong with you? Why are you so different from your brother (now a Professor, was a teacher's pet back then)?", that was from the PE teacher, if a kid couldn't follow instructions in PE, imagine what he would have been like in other classes. Every teacher went...