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.
I find it hard to hate pro-life protestors - but I'm not in County Down, where a 21-year-old is being prosecuted for “attempting to procure a miscarriage”.
Bob Crow was a bully for securing better pay deals for Tube workers; a CEO who delivers bigger profits for his shareholders is a hero.
Iain Duncan Smith wants sick and disabled people like me to work ourselves better. It’s an unusual approach to modern medicine, but if you can get homeopathy on the NHS, why not P60s too?
There's a bigger story than just pay and conditions, warns Benedict Cooper.
It's not avarice, but overwork, that drove the doctors to the pickets.
We catch up with some junior doctors striking outside the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel, East London.
Overworked and tired doctors make mistakes, so getting these arrangements wrong is tantamount to gambling with patients’ lives.
It's not "militants" or "greedy doctors" who are to blame for today's strike. It's the government.
“Would a glove do?” I asked Liz. “Maybe,” she said. “But they aren’t usually stretchy enough.”
A further 500 troops have been called in to help provide flood relief to affected areas.
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