Doctors

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My GP is amazing – and I know she’s not alone | Brief letters
Brief letters: In praise of GPs | Making tea | Green homes | Vaccine passports

Letters

14, Sep, 2021 @3:48 PM

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BMA drops opposition to assisted dying and adopts neutral stance
Doctors’ union votes to change official position​ after debate at annual representative meeting

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Sep, 2021 @11:38 AM

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GPs are full of kindness and wisdom – so why do they face constant criticism? | Zoe Williams
Here’s my prescription: let’s look beyond the attention-grabbing opprobrium and remember the day-to-day excellence surgeries strive to deliver

Zoe Williams

14, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The BMA must change its stance on assisted dying | Letter
Letters: The trade union should respect the views of a majority of its members – and end its opposition, say medics including Dr Henry Marsh, Sir Iain Chalmers, Dr Graham Winyard, Dr Michael Irwin and Dr Phil Hammond

Letters

14, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Medics urged to drop opposition to assisted dying before crucial vote
Exclusive: more than 100 leading doctors call for British Medical Association to adopt neutral stance to law change

Andrew Gregory Health editor

14, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Shortfall of 50,000 doctors may overwhelm NHS in winter, BMA warns
Number of medics in England fell further behind comparable EU countries over summer, as more consider quitting due to burnout

Andrew Gregory Health editor

13, Sep, 2021 @3:36 PM

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BMA to issue damning critique of government over Covid crisis
‘We will not accept return to old pre-pandemic NHS, which was so patently understaffed,’ chair to say

Ian Sample Science editor

12, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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GPs in England ‘finding it increasingly hard to guarantee safe care’
Exclusive: UK’s top family doctor says medic shortage means GPs are unable to cope with demand

Andrew Gregory Health editor

10, Sep, 2021 @4:59 PM

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Gratitude Games launched to support mental health of UK emergency workers
Annual Olympics-style event will be held from next year to raise money to tackle trauma faced at work

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

09, Sep, 2021 @10:17 AM

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GP staff facing abuse from patients over cancelled blood tests
Cancellation of all but clinically urgent blood tests in England owing to shortage of bottles sparks anger

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

06, Sep, 2021 @4:48 PM

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GP surgeries in England cancel flu jabs amid vaccine shortage
Vaccine maker Seqirus wrote to GPs warning of delays from ‘unforeseen road freight challenges’

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

03, Sep, 2021 @5:52 PM

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‘We’ve got to catch up’: inside an NHS hospital battling a long waiting list
University College hospital allows access to its new facility and staff to show how the health service is trying to tackle backlogs

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

01, Sep, 2021 @12:31 PM

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