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.
Hundreds of man hours lost to the economy, and a severe failure when it comes to cancer patients. It's time for NHS reform.
The Chancellor's politically-motivated project undermines the goal of the national integration of health and social care.
Children can often be cruel, but they can also be the most receptive to breaking down barriers.
Steve Doran has worked at a care home in Dartford for four years, but she believes that a concentration on abuse cases has blighted the reputation of her industry.
A deluge of mole-owners have put pressure on health services.
New guidelines from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists advising women who are trying to conceive not to drink any alcohol at all just load more stress on to an already fraught time.
Can science cure a broken heart? In theory, yes - but the side effects can be rather unpleasant.
The resurgence of diseases like measles in the United States has come from the refusal of parents to vaccinate their children. The good news is that Britain isn’t seeing those same risks – but it could in the future.
A respected health policy think tank, the King's Fund, has blasted the government's restructuring of the health service.
Since the last election, mental health has risen higher in the agenda than many campaigners even dreamt of. Labour, however, is behaving as though just talking about the issue is still good enough.
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