Critical and lasting shortages in the healthcare workforce mean that the forthcoming NHS Long Term Plan risks becoming an unachievable ‘wish list’ of initiatives to improve the health service.
• 15/02/2018 • Louella Vaughan
Louella Vaughan looks back at the Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba case, and explores its possible repercussions for what underpins the medical profession's role in the health service.
Facts on staffing and staff shortages in England.
Nigel Edwards comments on Jeremy Hunt's announcement to increase the numbers of UK trained doctors.
Our response to today's report from the Royal College of Physicians: Underfunded, Underdoctored, Overstretched.
• 28/06/2006 • Professor Trisha Greenhalgh
Is illness a problem to be solved or a story to be told? Professor Trisha Greenhalgh offers a new perspective on medicine.
• 25/10/2005 • Sally Sheard | Sir Liam Donaldson
The first major study of the Chief Medical Officer's role within the British government.
Professor Mike Pringle challenges the current revalidation system and offers an alternative.
• 01/10/2000 • Sir Kenneth Calman
This book gives an insight into the use of story-telling and humour in medicine.