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1 - 12 of 231 results for: Keith Cooper
  • Mental health: let care take its course

    A fragmented health service too often sends patients with mental illnesses far from home or for ‘treatment’ in locked wards in private facilities.

    Date: 14 June 2019

  • Gross negligence manslaughter: call to consider work pressures

    Doctors being investigated after the death of a patient should expect official investigations to take into account their working environments and pressures, a GMC-commissioned review has urged.

    Date: 06 June 2019

  • Point break

    Stress has almost saturated the workforce of doctors, according to research, but will something decisive finally be done about it? Keith Cooper finds out

    Date: 23 April 2019

  • The consultation: medicine in focus

    Cardiff medical student Alexandra Adams has partial sight and hearing but this hasn’t hampered her passion for photography. Taking portraits of NHS staff, she captures their diversity, stories and emotions

    Date: 19 March 2019

  • The consultation: control of cancer

    Ipswich breast surgeon Liz O’Riordan became a blogger and patient advocate after being diagnosed with cancer, and wrote a book that combined patient and doctor experiences of overcoming the disease

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • An NHS for all

    People with learning disabilities often get such a raw deal with their healthcare that it can seem like they belong to a completely different health service. Keith Cooper meets a GP passionate about achieving equity of care

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • Inter-deanery transfer restrictions relaxed

    Trainees will now find it easier to transfer to posts in other parts of the country after the BMA junior doctors committee secured a series of measures.

    Date: 05 February 2019

  • Dig a little deeper

    When a patient has a personality disorder, it can seem easier to worsen their condition than to treat it. Leading psychoanalyst Peter Fonagy tells Keith Cooper the steps he believes can help achieve better outcomes

    Date: 17 January 2019

  • I've been expecting you

    Every emergency department has ‘familiar faces’, people regularly drawn in who receive little medical benefit. Addressing the reasons why doesn’t just save the NHS money, it yields insights into vulnerable patients, finds Keith Cooper

    Date: 16 January 2019

  • RB chair wins anaesthetists' award

    The Association of Anaesthetists has awarded its Anniversary Medal 2018 to staff, associate specialist and specialty anaesthetist and BMA representative body chair Anthea Mowat.

    Date: 16 January 2019

  • Pension rules force consultants to retire early

    Consultants have renewed calls to reform NHS pension rules after an ‘alarming’ survey found they were driving many to cut hours and retire early.

    Date: 10 January 2019

  • In place of fear

    Bullying continues to plague the NHS. Doctors remain scared of speaking out for fear of ruining their careers, and many feel the reporting process has yet to be taken seriously. However, the most passionate about the problem are starting to make inroads into a historically insurmountable issue. Keith Cooper reports

    Date: 17 December 2018