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A line in the sand
28 Mar 2017
Human rights in their modern guise have their origin in the early 20th century, in totalitarianism and the horrors of the Second World War. The urgent interest of the medical profession in human rights can be traced here too.
Complex but crucial: Why exception reporting really is key
27 Mar 2017
Just three months in my new role as guardian of safe working hours has been more than enough time to find out that making a success of exception reporting is going to be incredibly tough – but it remains absolutely vital.
A criminal, possibly. My patient, definitely.
23 Mar 2017
It was a natural enough question. I asked my patient how he had travelled to the appointment. ‘I cycled,’ he said.
A full-time job in challenging attitudes
20 Mar 2017
In theory, in the modern era when women outnumber men in medical school and training, it should be easier to combine work with having a family.
STPs – more than just an opportunity lost
1 Mar 2017
‘These are footprints leading to the bank to ask for an overdraft – not footsteps to working together to put patients first’.
women in medicine
womens history month