Doctors

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Trans rights in Scotland and a constitutional clash | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to commentary on the UK government’s decision to block Scotland’s proposed gender recognition law

24, Jan, 2023 @6:14 PM

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The Elephant Song review – psychiatrist and patient spar in game of truth or lie
Gwithian Evans and Jon Osbaldeston star in a power struggle that keeps you guessing – but it’s not enough to get under your skin

Arifa Akbar

24, Jan, 2023 @1:27 PM

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‘Culture is hard to break’: Kenya’s medical schools face a shortage of cadavers
Medical training is in demand, but hesitancy on body donation means students have little to work with, while an illicit trade in transplant organs flourishes

Caroline Kimeu

24, Jan, 2023 @1:10 PM

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‘It was terrifying’: GP tells of dash to A&E amid ambulance delays
Yorkshire doctor faced choice of ‘stay and play’ or ‘scoop and run’ with patient on brink of cardiac arrest

As told to Denis Campbell

24, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Older patients on medley of drugs ‘at higher risk of adverse reactions’
Older people prescribed 10 or more medicines by GPs at threefold increased risk, researchers say

Andrew Gregory Health editor

24, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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350,000 patients in England waited over 12 hours to go from A&E to NHS bed last year
Lib Dem analysis shows total was at record high in 2022, and compares with 1,306 people in 2015

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

23, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s still happening,’ say parents of Leeds student who died after remote diagnosis
Coroner finds in-person GP appointment during pandemic could have saved life of David Nash, 26

Robyn Vinter North of England correspondent

20, Jan, 2023 @5:37 PM

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Australian doctors must rally for healthcare reform. But there are small steps we can take as well | Ranjana Srivastava
It’s easy to feel hopeless at the glacial pace of change, but we – as medical professionals – each have a role to play in healing the system

Ranjana Srivastava

18, Jan, 2023 @12:03 AM

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Wes Streeting’s plan to turn GPs into salaried NHS staff is misguided | Letters
Letters: Salaried GP Joe McFarlane says the Labour proposal is shortsighted and raises several big questions, but Dr Jeremy Bending thinks it would improve quality of care

16, Jan, 2023 @12:06 PM

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If patients could bypass GPs to see specialists, the NHS would grind to a halt | Letters
Letter: NHS psychiatrist Dr Melanie Knowles agrees that the current system is flawed, but says the answer is not to dispense with referrals from GPs, who are experts in diagnosis and triage

16, Jan, 2023 @12:05 PM

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Keir Starmer pledges to tackle ‘bureaucratic nonsense’ to save NHS
Labour leader sets out views on health service, saying ‘if we don’t get real about reform, the NHS will die’

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

15, Jan, 2023 @1:07 PM

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Government refuses to fund UK students at new medical school despite ‘chronic’ doctor shortage
The centre at Worcester University could be forced to train only overseas students, who are unlikely to remain in Britain

Anna Fazackerley

14, Jan, 2023 @3:00 PM

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