Front line commentary on A&E pressures and the patient safety issue that are our current waiting times
Male circumcision – can it really be equated to FGM?
There has been a lot of debate recently as Iceland has caused a stir, considering a bill to ban male circumcision and providing penalties similar to those doled out for female genital mutilation. The bill was initially triumphed by Iceland's centre-right party MP Silja Gunnarsdottir who likened male circumcision to female genital mutilation. Essentially they … Continue reading Male circumcision – can it really be equated to FGM?
The obesity epidemic
A post highlighting recent comments made by Jamie Oliverand discussing whether cheap junk food really makes us fat
Hadiza Bawa-Garba, would you let her treat your child?
Highlighting the debate amongst medical professionals. Does this constitute medical negligence manslaughter? Should Dr. Bawa-Garba be allowed to practice medicine?
Liverpool Care Pathway
Controversy fuelling emotion It may seem like a while ago, and it is very likely that this is a topic that has fallen from the general public's mind but I think that the story of the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) is a great example of how our healthcare system is bullied by politics and sensationalist … Continue reading Liverpool Care Pathway
The people’s NHS
My goals How much negative media is out there about our healthcare service? Free at the point of care, a health service which does not discriminate based on wealth. Where else in the world can last the same? My aim here is to open discussion about healthcare issues within the UK, and highlight the political … Continue reading The people’s NHS