Doctors

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Sajid Javid to lift immigration cap so more foreign medics can work in UK

Sajid Javid to lift immigration cap so more foreign medics can work in UK

Sajid Javid to lift immigration cap so more foreign medics can work in UK

The Home secretary plans to ease the 20,700 limit on skilled foreign workers

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

Doctors should not fear prosecution for 'honest mistakes', says Jeremy Hunt

Doctors should not fear prosecution for 'honest mistakes', says Jeremy Hunt

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is promising more support for doctors and nurses who make "honest mistakes" while treating patients so they can learn from their errors without fear of prosecution.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

'GPs leaving because the job satisfaction has gone', says former doctor

'GPs leaving because the job satisfaction has gone', says former doctor

The number of GPs who plan to leave the profession in the next five years is at an all-time high, a new report has found.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

Journalist Caroline Farrow argued against assisted dying whilst Dr Jacky Davis argued in favour of it

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Doctors discover air pocket in man's head where part of his brain should be

Doctors discover air pocket in man's head where part of his brain should be

Doctors discover air pocket in man's head where part of his brain should be

It is thought the air pocket may have been caused by a benign bone tumour

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Public satisfaction with GP services drop to lowest level since 1980s

Public satisfaction with GP services drops to lowest level since 1980s

Public satisfaction with GP services drops to lowest level since 1980s

The latest British Social Attitudes survey found that satisfaction with GPs has fallen to its lowest level in 35 years

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Rosena Allin-Khan: The boxing Labour MP who also works as a doctor

Rosena Allin-Khan: Is this Britain's most accomplished MP?

Rosena Allin-Khan: The boxing Labour MP who also works as a doctor

Rosena Allin-Khan has done more than most in her career

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Doctor to appear in court for 'advertising abortion' in Germany

Doctor to appear in court for 'advertising abortion' in Germany

Doctor to appear in court for 'advertising abortion' in Germany

The 61-year-old allegedly posted online to say patients should bring money or proof of health insurance to appointments

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Mother criticised online for slamming doctors letter as 'sexist'

Mother criticised online for slamming doctor's letter as 'sexist'

Mother criticised online for slamming doctors letter as 'sexist'

Jo Martin made a complaint after a consultant praised her husband for 'manfully' offering to take care of their ill daughter

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Brexit: 'NHS problems caused by Theresa May failing to make guarantees for health staff from EU'

Brexit: 'NHS problems caused by Theresa May failing to make guarantees for health staff from EU'

'NHS problems caused by Theresa May failing to make guarantees for health staff'

Research claims one in five doctors working in the NHS who are from the European Union are making plans to leave Britain

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

'Natural healer' on trial for allegedly drugging doctors in Germany

'Natural healer' on trial for allegedly drugging doctors in Germany

'Natural healer' on trial for allegedly drugging doctors in Germany

Twenty-seven people were found outside lying on grass complaining of symptoms such as hallucinations, rapid heartbeats and cramps

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Four in 10 cases of bloodstream E. coli infections cannot now be treated with first-choice antibiotics

Antibiotics overuse creating drug-resistant superbugs

Antibiotic resistant infections killing thousands per year

Patients should rest rather than take antibiotics, say health officials.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

Sexuality: 'Government collects patient data because it can, not because it's well-thought out'

Sexuality: 'Government collects patient data because it can, not because it's well-thought out'

'Government collects patient data just because it can'

Doctor Peter Swinyard says consultations shouldn't be cluttered up with central government questions

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Storm Harvey: Doctor travels by canoe and wades through mile of floodwater to perform emergency surgery

Storm Harvey: Hero doctor travels by canoe through mile of floodwater to perform emergency surgery

Doctor travels by canoe to perform emergency surgery during Storm Harvey

The doctor made the journey whilst his own home was being flooded

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Alcohol problems: 'I want help from the doctor but he won't see me if I'm over the limit'

Alcohol problems: 'I want help from the doctor but he won't see me if I'm over the limit'

'I want help with alcohol from the doctor but he don't see me over the limit'

A caller spoke to Paul Ross about his problems with alcohol in a moving interview

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Fake doctor ordered to repay more than £3,000 to women he seduced online

Fake doctor told to repay over £3,000 to Muslim women he seduced on Asian dating sites

Fake doctor told to repay over £3,000 to Muslim women he seduced on dating sites

Farhan Mirza secretly filmed women he met on a dating website and then threatened to release the footage unless they paid him

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Swedish doctors denounce medical films created by the White Helmets

'Baby snuff films' created by Syria's White Helmets denounced by doctors

'Baby snuff films' created by Syria's White Helmets denounced by doctors

The White Helmets, who operate in parts of rebel-controlled Syria, have created videos which claim to show life-saving procedures being carried out on children

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Actress and comedian Wendy Wason on children, acting and comedy

Actress and comedian Wendy Wason on children, acting and comedy

Actress and comedian Wendy Wason on children, acting and comedy

Wendy Wason revealed that she didn't audition for her latest TV role and often talks about her children on stage

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

If you believe you're seeing a doctor, you'll get better - Jon Holmes learns about the junior doctor strikes

If you believe you're seeing a doctor, you'll get better - Jon Holmes solves the doctor strike crisis

Apparently, if you believe you're seeing a doctor, you'll get better

Jon Holmes invited a nurse to his show to explain more about doctors striking, however it wasn't quite the nurse he was hoping for