Author Archives: Isky Gordon

New knowledge

Isky Gordon | 6th June 2018 | Feature post

Andrew, a retired industrialist was referred to me via his GP. He expressed an interest in planning for his advancing years. While chatting he explained that his 92 year old…

An expert opinion

Isky Gordon | 19th June 2017 | Feature post

I had the opportunity recently to discuss My Living Will with a senior healthcare professional. She subsequently wrote to me in encouraging terms: ‘Given the sensitive and difficult nature of…

Talking about resuscitation

Isky Gordon | 13th March 2017 | Feature post

Doctors are often reluctant to start conversations about resuscitation decisions. In a recent issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ),  four articles discuss decisions on “Do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation”…

Tom’s Club

Isky Gordon | 9th February 2017 | Activities

Haringey Memory Clinic has ‘Tom’s club’, a place where carers meet to share experiences and have conversations. I had previously visited the club  for a morning discussion with carers and…