A charitable initative to encourage sufferers to knit a Christmas jumper signalling their condition is well-intentioned but way off the mark.
The severe shortage of medical staff in African countries is not simply a result of failures in government planning. One major contributing factor is the high demand for trained health workers in rich countries.
Dr Phil Whitaker’s Health Matters column.
An important psychiatric unit in Lancaster has been closed to female patients – a move that is especially galling because we are so used to being told that segregation by sex is obsolete in these brave new postmodern times.
Harry Leslie Smith, a 91-year-old RAF veteran born into an impoverished mining family, recalls a Britain without a welfare state.
The febrile atmosphere of the mid-term elections has turned the response to the disease into a way of playing politics.
The NHS needs a highly personalised and co-productive approach that calls on the creative collaboration of individuals, families and communities.
A metamorphosis is taking place; a mutation of the NHS from a public service into a lucrative marketplace.
The Daily Mail and Prime Minister peddling myths about the Welsh NHS won't work in their favour.
Atul Gawande argues that medicine has skewed our attitude to mortality. The neurosurgeon Henry Marsh reviews.
Why are we intent on fixing our lens on the chaotic? And why do we insist on trying to weave a grand narrative out of mostly unrelated things? asks the US Ambassador to Britain.
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