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For GPs facing a spiralling workload, it is hoped primary care networks in England will help tackle long-standing, systemic problems.
The NHS pensions crisis continues to affect doctors and health services across the UK, leading to rising waiting lists and hefty – unexpected – tax bills for individuals.
When Neil Armstrong’s crew returned to earth, it was flight surgeon Bill Carpentier who looked after them. Fifty years on, he tells us about his weeks quarantined with the moonwalkers.
People with severe mental ill health are being routinely 'warehoused' in locked, private wards hundreds of miles away for want of NHS care closer to home.
A lack of politicians might seem superficially attractive but while the Northern Ireland Assembly has lain dormant, the pressures on doctors have mounted.
If you need a prescription in Shetland, you might just be prescribed the islands themselves.
The provision of care for homeless people is patchy and woefully inadequate, with new research by The Doctor showing huge variation in the services commissioned.
NHS England performance investigations can bring down a GP practice – yet data is kept secret, investigators have little training, and the process prolonged and bewildering.
Punitive tax bills are forcing doctors to reduce their hours or retire early, even though they want to work and the health service desperately needs them.
Activity-led prevention of ill health comes on leaps and bounds.
Asthma is killing more people needlessly than any one realises.
The Greek island of Lesbos offers hope for people forced to flea their countries but the conditions leave much to be desired.