I teach my registrars to be aware how a consultation is making them feel: that can give valuable clues to the patient’s own emotional state.
The Health Gap: the Challenge of an Unequal World by Michael Marmot reviewed.
The mirror is still there, though, into which I would, as Nigel Molesworth put it, gaze at my strange unatural (sic) beauty, and ask what purpose it served.
Gender-neutral language around reproduction creates the illusion of dismantling a hierarchy – when what you really end up doing is ignoring it.
Conservative ministers have pushed the NHS to the brink of crisis, warns Heidi Alexander.
Australia can indeed be an intimidating place, which is why the grey nomads are entirely worthy of respect.
I’ve had relatives plead with me to hasten their loved one’s end, pointing out (accurately) that we wouldn’t allow an animal to go on that way. With these deaths, control and dignity have been lost.
A toxic cocktail of under-pressure local authorities and low staffing has the NHS on the brink.
How to stop young people smoking – put a bloody great curtain in front of the fags!
Increasing numbers of female migrants are not seeking antenatal care because they fear high costs or being thrown out of the UK.
Huge gains have been made by the United Nations’ Global Malaria Programme, reaching a crucial Millennium Development Goal.
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