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When I use a word . . . Medical eggcorns

April 12, 2024

Choosing Wisely in a time of resource constraints

April 12, 2024

How on earth did I miss that?

April 11, 2024

Accuracy of prostate cancer screening and other research

April 11, 2024

Invisibility and discrimination harm women from ethnic minorities working in the NHS

April 11, 2024

Scarlett McNally: Small changes for better use of time and teams

April 10, 2024

Striking racial inequities in health persist in South Africa

April 10, 2024

Gender medicine for children and young people is built on shaky foundations. Here is how we strengthen services

April 9, 2024

Recognising the huge gains for all from liberating girls and women

April 9, 2024

Helen Salisbury: A consultant model of general practice

April 9, 2024

We can progress sustainable healthcare by breaking silos and changing behaviours

April 8, 2024

Regulate industry in all economic sectors to achieve health for all

April 8, 2024

Tying health taxes to health promotion is popular and effective in Thailand

April 8, 2024

When I use a word . . . The languages of medicines—chemical names

April 5, 2024

Commercially driven efforts to frame alcohol harms have no place in UK health policy development

April 4, 2024

A new bill could legalise assisted dying in Scotland

April 4, 2024

The global health community must call for an immediate ceasefire and unrestricted humanitarian aid in Gaza

April 2, 2024

What comes next after the extraordinary general meeting on physician associates at the RCP?

March 28, 2024

Dark days for the Royal College of Physicians of London

March 28, 2024

Racism and misogyny persist in digital health

March 28, 2024

New uses for aspirin … and other research

March 28, 2024

Public health is in crisis, but it can be fixed

March 27, 2024

We need more data to help guide the care of patients with cancer who develop kidney related problems

March 27, 2024

The GMC’s future vision for medical training must be challenged

March 27, 2024

John Launer: Why we should all #sayhellotopatients

March 27, 2024

Scarlett McNally: Retrofitting simple education into the NHS

March 26, 2024

Helen Salisbury: Practising at the top of your licence

March 26, 2024

Supporting health can help to boost employment

March 25, 2024

When I use a word . . . Naming medicines—mixtures and co-names

March 22, 2024

New allocation system for foundation training leaves doctors demoralised before they’ve even started work

March 22, 2024

Mortality of anabolic steroids users and other research

March 21, 2024

Early PPROM: women and babies who should not be lost in the system

March 20, 2024

Physician associates in the UK: some fundamental questions that need answers now

March 19, 2024

We need medical leadership built on trust

March 19, 2024

Medical associates: the introduction of PAs, ANPs, and ACPs is creating new challenges for doctors on rotational training

March 19, 2024

Women’s health needs beyond sexual, reproductive, and maternal health are missing from the government’s 2024 priorities

March 19, 2024

Helen Salisbury: Ensuring the safety of physician associates’ practice

March 19, 2024

Rammya Mathew: Could artificial intelligence be the key to transforming general practice?

March 19, 2024

When I use a word . . . Medicines regulation—penicillin

March 15, 2024

David Oliver: Senior medical leaders have mishandled doctors’ concerns over physician and anaesthesia associates

March 15, 2024

Homeless healthcare: a missing component in medical training?

March 15, 2024

The impact of response times on effect of thrombolysis and other research

March 14, 2024

When tackling racism is everyone’s problem, it becomes no one’s

March 13, 2024

John Launer: Troubled by trolls

March 13, 2024

Physician associates: a pause in rollout is needed

March 12, 2024

Tackling bias in medical devices: the Equity in Medical Devices Independent Review is welcome, but could have gone further

March 12, 2024

Women and girls in Gaza face increasingly dire physical and mental health challenges

March 12, 2024

Helen Salisbury: It’s time to push back against the destruction of general practice

March 12, 2024

There is a role for physician associates in the NHS

March 12, 2024

Use of nitrogen gas for execution is a concerning development in ongoing medicalisation of the death penalty

March 11, 2024

Lawmakers rushed to protect IVF in Alabama—why wasn’t abortion afforded the same urgency?

March 8, 2024

David Oliver: The NHS staff survey 2023 has depressing findings and worrying implications

March 8, 2024

When I use a word . . . . Medical blue plaques—penicillin

March 8, 2024

How is technology changing clinician-patient relationships?

March 8, 2024

Women’s leadership and gender equality in Latin America: the journey is far from over

March 7, 2024

Omalizumab for the treatment of food allergies … and other research

March 7, 2024

Is consensus attainable on the definition of multiple long term conditions?

March 7, 2024

Unsafe and unstable housing for refugees and asylum seekers is a threat to intergenerational health

March 6, 2024

Scarlett McNally: Enabling active travel can improve the UK’s health

March 6, 2024

Investing in women’s health is essential in the era of polycrises

March 6, 2024

Helen Salisbury: The Generation Study

March 5, 2024

The updated WHO air quality guidelines are a big step forward but not a complete solution

March 4, 2024

Let’s talk differently about obesity

March 4, 2024

When I use a word . . . Medical blue plaques—the Peckham Experiment

March 1, 2024

Doctors should not declare anyone fit to be held in detention centres

March 1, 2024

As sickness, hunger, and disease spread, Gaza’s health system faces increasing threats

February 29, 2024

Bridging the equity gap towards inclusive artificial intelligence in healthcare diagnostics

February 29, 2024

The twin model: decolonising research and knowledge sharing through equitable collaborations

February 29, 2024

People before profits: why we need a coherent health policy approach to tobacco, alcohol, and unhealthy food

February 29, 2024

Refocusing the health and care system: workforce implications

February 29, 2024

The impact of housing instability on health and other research

February 29, 2024

High cost oncology drugs without proof of added benefit are burdening health systems

February 29, 2024

John Launer: Preventing a mismatch of agendas

February 28, 2024

Helen Salisbury: Blurring the boundaries of the medical profession

February 28, 2024

Osler’s valediction: how might physicians contribute to the effort to postpone human extinction?

February 27, 2024

Professionalism in 2024: today’s doctors shouldn’t be held to outdated ideas

February 27, 2024

Scalpels and spotlights: bringing theatre to the theatre

February 26, 2024

Changes to the UK foundation programme add further challenges for doctors pursuing clinical academic careers

February 23, 2024

The new pandemic treaty: Are we in safer hands? Probably not

February 22, 2024

Northern Ireland: Political ambition is needed to save health care

February 22, 2024

RSV vaccination roll-outs and electronic nicotine delivery systems

February 22, 2024

The revised International Code of Medical Ethics unites doctors under one global medical ethos

February 21, 2024

Smoking and lung cancer—70 long years on

February 20, 2024

Scarlett McNally: Boosting swimming for health and joy

February 20, 2024

Helen Salisbury: Tales of the unexpected

February 20, 2024

Building harm reduction into global health security and pandemic prevention

February 20, 2024

The doctor will tell you a story now

February 20, 2024

When I use a word . . . Medical blue plaques in London

February 16, 2024

Restructuring of the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities is a further step in the wrong direction for tackling health inequalities

February 16, 2024

The expansion of physician associates in primary care risks alienating an already ailing GP workforce

February 15, 2024

Measles: increasing vaccine uptake is vital in preventing outbreaks

February 15, 2024

Ann Robinson’s research reviews—15 February 2024

February 15, 2024

Organising childcare is a problematic reality for doctors in training

February 15, 2024

Will the pandemic treaty make it over the line?

February 15, 2024

As a solo parent and a doctor, I know firsthand the challenge of balancing childcare and career

February 14, 2024

Vaginal oestrogen is a treatment on the rise, but is it safe?

February 14, 2024

John Launer: Putting on a performance

February 14, 2024

New tobacco and vaping legislation will go a long way to protect children’s health

February 14, 2024

Advocating action against the climate crisis: the role of the health professional

February 14, 2024

The health costs of political failure

February 13, 2024
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