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  • 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

  • Guiding light

    Coming to work in the UK as a doctor can be ‘challenging and daunting’. A new mentoring scheme helps IMGs to adapt. Tim Tonkin reports

    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

  • Promises, promises

    The NHS Long Term Plan makes welcome pledges on tackling the sources of ill health and promoting integration but, with the funding likely to be swallowed by existing demands, can it really make a difference? Peter Blackburn reports

    Date: 14 February 2019

  • The Doctor magazine February 2019

    The turth behind the NHS Long Term PLan, going through the emotions at work and the possible reopening of the associate specialist grade

    Date: 13 February 2019

  • How does it feel?

    How many emotions do you get through in a working day? Former Secret Doctor Aoife Abbey has chosen seven, for a major new book in which she recounts her life as an intensive care trainee. Neil Hallows reports

    Date: 07 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

  • Sexual assault investigation bungled, finds report

    Openness, transparency, and the ability to raise safeguarding concerns in the NHS have once again been highlighted in a critical report by Wales’s health watchdog.

    Date: 01 February 2019

  • On the ground

    The Doctor magazine highlights practical help given to BMA members in difficulty

    Date: 23 January 2019

  • The consultation: firearms violence

    More people are killed by guns in a single day in the USA than in a whole year in the UK. Rhode Island emergency medicine physician Megan Ranney leads research into widespread firearms violence – despite pressure from gun lobbyists to stay clear

    Date: 18 January 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