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Home Office refuses to enforce privacy code on NHS staff using video

Home Office refuses to enforce privacy code on NHS staff using video

The government has rejected a request by the surveillance camera watchdog to allow it to monitor the increasing and unregulated use of body-worn video cameras in hospitals. The cameras, which record sound as well as images, are being increasingly deploye

Wednesday, 16:36 in Health
 
I gave up medicine to make a real difference as an entrepreneur

I gave up medicine to make a real difference as an entrepreneur

The paediatricians who started a children’s medical education organisation Paediatricians Dr Kate Hersov and Dr Kim Chilman-Blair started Medikidz, a children’s medical education organisation, after becoming frustrated at the lack of resources to help ex

Wednesday, 09:19 in Health
 
Like many older women, I have an eating disorder. Time to remove the stigma

Like many older women, I have an eating disorder. Time to remove the stigma

As the cookie crumbles in my mouth, delivering a shot of much-needed sugar, a sudden urge flashes across my mind. I am tempted to grab another, and another, before dashing to the loo to purge. Stilling myself, I engage rationally with my feelings and man

Wednesday, 09:02 in Health
 
Young people’s mental health services in the UK need cash not empty promises

Young people’s mental health services in the UK need cash not empty promises

It’s good to talk, and at the moment there’s a lot of talk about mental health and, in particular, about the mental health of young people. I’m thinking, of course, of Theresa May’s recent speech, in which she announced a government green paper on childr

Wednesday, 07:18 in Health
 
Anti-abortion report challenges law reform in Northern Ireland

Anti-abortion report challenges law reform in Northern Ireland

A report by anti-abortion campaigners in Northern Ireland has claimed that 100,000 people were born in the region because the 1967 Abortion Act was never extended to the province. The Both Lives Matter report published on Wednesday comes as the former ju

Wednesday, 07:18 in Health
 
Actor Jamie King's baby died after delivery delay, coroner says

Actor Jamie King's baby died after delivery delay, coroner says

The actor Jamie King’s son died when staff at an NHS hospital decided to delay his delivery and sent his mother home, a coroner has said. Benjamin King died from severe brain damage five days after being born in an emergency caesarean section at the Roya

Tuesday, 19:50 in Health
 
The urgent need to tackle crisis in adult social care

The urgent need to tackle crisis in adult social care

We write to you as 45 former directors of social services with many decades of senior management experience behind us, to express our grave concerns about the current underfunding of adult social care services. Not a day goes by without well-informed gro

Tuesday, 19:13 in Health
 
A can of Spam is less dangerous these days

A can of Spam is less dangerous these days

Naomi Elster writes: “There isn’t currently any strong evidence that eating too much red meat causes cancer”, before noting that Cancer Research UK is a “reliable source … for advice and support” (The truth about cancer diets, G2, 16 January). However, r

Tuesday, 19:13 in Health
 
The sad truth about having a baby: ‘cattle’ care is now the norm

The sad truth about having a baby: ‘cattle’ care is now the norm

It’s the most important, meaningful and – for many – anxiety-provoking day of your life. You’re going to experience the rare privilege of being at the centre of the action as a new life begins. Added to this, you may well be naked and somewhat indisposed

Tuesday, 15:12 in Health
 
US abortion rate is lowest since Roe v Wade – but contraception access may go

US abortion rate is lowest since Roe v Wade – but contraception access may go

The rate of abortion in the US reached a lower level in 2014 than in any other year since the procedure first became legal, a study has found, a decline that appears to be due to the widespread use of contraception producing a drop in unintended pregnanc

Tuesday, 13:12 in Health
 
The NHS no longer has the resources to care for our sick population

The NHS no longer has the resources to care for our sick population

Hospitals and GP surgeries have always had a symbiotic relationship and the hospital crisis this winter has had a significant impact on the way that we are able to offer care to patients in the community. In our practice, demand has not changed significa

Tuesday, 12:01 in Health
 
Healthcare without Planned Parenthood: Wisconsin and Texas point to dark future

Healthcare without Planned Parenthood: Wisconsin and Texas point to dark future

In the remote western plains of Texas, the Midland-Odessa region is separated from the nearest major city by hours of open road. So when the Planned Parenthood clinic in Midland closed down in late 2013 – a casualty of legislative cuts that targeted Plan

Tuesday, 11:39 in Health
 
Secret aid worker: Is the NHS really comparable to a humanitarian crisis?

Secret aid worker: Is the NHS really comparable to a humanitarian crisis?

In 2015 I left the UK to provide humanitarian medical care to a refugee camp stuck in the midst of a civil war. The camp’s population quadrupled in the space of four months while I was there and the onset of the rainy season led to a demand for care that

Tuesday, 11:29 in Health
 
Mental health needs good deeds more than good speeches

Mental health needs good deeds more than good speeches

In less than 12 months, two prime ministers have chosen to start their year with major speeches about mental health, committing themselves and their governments to a transformation of the mental health landscape. But as so many of the statistics and pers

Tuesday, 08:33 in Health
 
UK midwife shortage leaves women feeling ‘like cattle’, report finds

UK midwife shortage leaves women feeling ‘like cattle’, report finds

A chronic shortage of midwives across the UK means women in labour are left feeling unsafe and frightened or as if they are being treated “like cattle” or “on a conveyor belt”, a new report has found. In a study of 2,500 women who have given birth since

Tuesday, 00:03 in Health
 


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