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  • 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

  • Medical training at risk, finds GMC report

    The future of medical training is being put at risk by the huge and increasing pressures on junior doctors and the consultants who train them, a survey by the GMC indicates.

    Date: 05 December 2018

  • Measures to support whistleblowers win backing

    Doctors have welcomed a series of measures to help NHS whistleblowers and improve probes into poor care, following a review of hundreds of deaths at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital.

    Date: 23 November 2018

  • Brexit harmful to patients and staff, conference hears

    Doctors have pinpointed the multiple harms Brexit would inflict on the NHS, its workforce and patients at a major BMA and BMJ conference last week.

    Date: 16 November 2018

  • EEA doctors have no faith in government, finds survey

    Most doctors from the EEA (European Economic Area) have no faith in the Government’s pledge to safeguard their rights to work and access public services in the wake of a no-Brexit deal.

    Date: 16 November 2018

  • Pressure builds to address workforce crisis

    Doctors have joined other health experts to call for an urgent effort to ease the worsening NHS workforce crisis following predictions that vacancies could treble by 2030.

    Date: 15 November 2018

  • Low female CEA applications under review

    Encouraging female doctors to apply for CEAs (clinical excellence awards) could help close the gender pay gap in medicine, the head of the national independent review into the issue has said.

    Date: 26 October 2018

  • Bullying costs NHS £2.3bn, finds study

    Bullying and harassment drains £2.3bn from the NHS in England every year, according to a conservative estimate totted up for a new study.

    Date: 24 October 2018

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