Doctors

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Overseas-trained NHS doctors more likely to be struck off without lawyer at disciplinary
Nearly 40% of doctors who trained abroad do not have legal representation, compared with 25% of doctors who qualified in UK

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

16, May, 2022 @7:46 PM

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My burnout is born of a health system that treats the emergency department as a panacea | Stephen Parnis
Hospital overcrowding and delays to care have never been worse, and the morale among emergency doctors and nurses has taken an enormous hit

Stephen Parnis

15, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Author of review into aborted GP data sharing in England opted out of scheme
Prof Ben Goldacre cited risks of deanonymisation as his main reason for withdrawing his consent

Alex Hern

11, May, 2022 @4:41 PM

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Australia relies on overseas-trained medical experts yet consigns them to professional purgatory | Ranjana Srivastava
Those who come here make many sacrifices to support our healthcare system. It is our duty to judge them fairly and treat them well

Ranjana Srivastava

10, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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30,000 cancer patients waiting for treatment in England
Experts call on ministers to tackle chronic staff shortages, with delays worsened by pandemic

Ian Sample Science editor

02, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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What can I do if I can’t get HRT?
British Menopause Society releases equivalence guide to help women during England’s drug shortage

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

29, Apr, 2022 @3:54 PM

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Doctors could soon face action over ‘misleading’ social media posts
Planned new guidelines say online posts could be scrutinised by the General Medical Council

Tom Ambrose

26, Apr, 2022 @10:37 PM

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‘Doctor, can I drink water?’ – why the simplest of questions can be the most upsetting | Ranjana Srivastava
In people who have difficulty swallowing, thin fluids risk causing aspiration pneumonia – but we must listen to our patients

Ranjana Srivastava

26, Apr, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘He should have lived’: shortages are proving fatal in Lviv’s hospitals
Doctors call for more equipment to be sent to a city where medical facilities are swamped by patients from across Ukraine

Antonia Cundy in Lviv

26, Apr, 2022 @11:02 AM

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Godfrey Fowler obituary
Other lives: Family doctor and professor of general practice at Oxford University

Jake Piper

21, Apr, 2022 @4:22 PM

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‘Brutalised and burnt out’ NHS hospital staff take 8m mental health sick days in five years
Staff shortages, treatment backlogs and the pressure of the pandemic have contributed to hospital doctors and nurses taking almost 23,000 years off with mental health problems since 2017

Michael Savage Policy Editor

17, Apr, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Would more country students studying medicine help solve rural doctor shortage?
Being accepted to study medicine is ‘like a game, and rural kids don’t know the rules’, says Tamworth GP Russell Hooper

Tom Plevey

15, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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