12 May, 2018 (14:02)

I was disappointed to read this article in stuff.co.nz about seclusion practices in children’s mental health in Christchurch. The article focuses more on condemnation rather than finding better solutions. The subtext being that child mental health workers don’t know any better.

22 April, 2018 (23:19)

Another reason to listen to and consider different perspectives to our own. New research indicates when we hear an opinion we agree with, our brain processes it in the same way as hearing a fact. Our brains are also more likely to view a differing opinion as incorrect. Damn.

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Andrew is passionately opinionated about all things technology, is a proud new father to a beautiful son and currently is occupied, earning his keep as a Registered Nurse in the majestic country of New Zealand.

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