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Twenty patients, and all I’ve diagnosed is self-doubt
10 Nov 2017
Clueless. Absolutely clueless. That’s me at the end of my morning surgery today.
Why my patients are desperate to avoid admission
8 Nov 2017
It’s getting really hard to persuade people to go into hospital these days. Some days the hospital can barely cope, and they know it.
If you think 10-minute consultations are tough, try being a locum GP
1 Nov 2017
While GPs struggle to carry out a consultation with their patients in 10 minutes, locums have additional complications.
That which we call a junior doctor…
1 Nov 2017
The chief medical officer for England has recently expressed concern that the term ‘junior doctor’ is discriminatory and belittling and that doctors should be given job titles that grant them ‘the respect they deserve’.
Who’ll benefit from NHS land sell-offs?
16 Oct 2017
During a King’s Fund debate on the future of NHS hospitals and land – and a presentation to his report by Sir Robert Naylor – those six words, ‘this is not a fire sale’, were uttered several times in just the space of an hour and a half.
general election 2017
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