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The first female professor of surgery, who was told at school ‘you will never learn to sew’, has been recognised with the Aneurin Bevan Lifetime Achievement award.
15 May 2018
What happens when mental health services are properly resourced? Keith Cooper visits a service which provides a strong case for more consistent investment nationwide
Efforts to improve safety in the NHS requires a major cultural change which recognises the fallibility of staff working under immense and escalating pressure.
11 May 2018
A Parliamentary committee has launched an investigation into the use of solitary confinement and restraint of young people, following a demand from doctors for the practice to be banned.
Junior doctors have defended their protected pay banding after a year-long struggle.
10 May 2018
The court of appeal has granted the BMA permission to intervene in Hadiza Bawa-Garba’s legal bid to overturn her erasure from the Medical Register.
09 May 2018
Hospital trusts have begun running rounds to allow consultants to apply for locally allotted CEAs (clinical excellence awards).
04 May 2018
Doctors have welcomed the appointment of the academic who found ‘snowy white peaks’ of discrimination in the NHS, to help head a major GMC review into fitness-to-practise referrals.
26 April 2018
When a boy, aged 15, now known as ‘AB’, called an advice line run by the Howard League for Penal Reform, the adviser who answered could tell he was miserable and fed up.
25 April 2018
NHS Digital has come under further pressure to stop sharing patients’ addresses with immigration officers from a Parliamentary committee and its own polling that shows most people think they should be confidential.
18 April 2018
Solitary confinement should be banned for children who are locked up in the UK, doctors have urged in a statement and guidance to improve care for those segregated by prison officers.
The trainee GP threatened with deportation has called for the Home Office to rethink its handling of visa applications for doctors after being told the case against him was being withdrawn.
17 April 2018