The ever-tightening squeeze on social care is just one way in which austerity is affecting my patients.
Each week in the UK, 84 men kill themselves – three times the number of women.
In a 2011 study, only 25 per cent of patients who tested positive for influenza actually had any symptoms.
Phil Whitaker draws on his experiences as a doctor to investigate how close we are to a cure for the “emperor of all maladies”.
Long-term medication keeps changing its appearance – round white tablets one month, red ovals the next, with different packaging to boot.
There are hundreds of different rashes, each with tell-tale signs that, with careful observation, can lead clinicians to a diagnosis.
Ony when enough hospitals shut down, and do so often, will those with true responsibility properly resource the NHS.
A clue lies in the 2005 policy publication, Direct Democracy: An Agenda for a New Model Party, which Hunt co-authored with a number of other Tory MPs.
While using a voice-recognition app, it became apparent that “Dad” was an unfortunate translation of the Polish word for “male member”.
I came away from my 25 December shift feeling I hadn’t made a jot of real difference to anyone.