There's been a lot of discussion about narcissists this week. But what does the term actually mean?
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.
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.
Across the political spectrum, the New Statesman introduces you to the personalities who shape our world. Where else would you find Jeremy Corbyn, Tony Blair and Theresa May in the same place?