Even a U-Turn on planned cuts to the service itself will still leave the NHS under heavy pressure.
“Mum,” I said, “they don’t employ me because of what I look like. It’s for what I write.” She had no truck with that and never would.
The private screening industry is essentially unregulated, and causes substantial worry and sometimes physical harm, all in the pursuit of profit.
Over four-fifths of them provide no evidence of effectiveness.
I have grown uneasy with the pressure to validate mental illness by analogy with the physical.
Ditching alcohol for work.
Jeremy Hunt is an intelligent man with a first-class education. This makes his ill-fated proposed contract appear even more callous rather than ill-judged.
There is nothing quite like watching oneself at work to spur development – and videos can help us understand patients, too.
To this day, the way my mother cared for my grandmother both inspires and confuses me.
There's a battle brewing for the future of the NHS - and the treatment of junior doctors is just the tip of the iceberg.
The Health Gap: the Challenge of an Unequal World by Michael Marmot reviewed.
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