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Believe hard enough, and you can get what you want. Or at any rate that’s the theory behind the fashionable cult of manifestation, as championed by Oprah; focus on your heart’s desire, tell yourself you’re going to get it, and it’s amazing what positive
Prime minister’s questions, when the House of Commons works itself into an adversarial frenzy, is not a forum made for non-partisan collaboration. So it was not surprising when, on Wednesday, a request that Theresa May convene cross-party hearings on the
Yes, it’s true: Donald Trump is gaslighting us all, and the media is lending him a helping hand. The news gets more surreal every day: secret sources, Russian rendezvouses, pizza-based pedophile conspiracies. A constant cacophony of the outrageous and th
Dozens of hospitals in England have had to declare a black alert – the highest form of emergency status – this week after becoming so overcrowded that they could no longer guarantee patient safety and provide their full range of normal services. NHS cris
Richard Feynman said that the easiest person to fool is yourself. Fooling yourself is a particular danger for the well-educated, who see themselves as smart; and who in all likelihood tend to hang around with like-minded people of similar background and
Almost as soon as I stepped into dental school in the mid-1980s, an enthusiastic and wild-eyed child dental health lecturer thrust a Venn diagram in my face. Few who are not professional mathematicians can say that a Venn diagram shaped and guided the wh
A former Conservative health secretary has said it was “unfair” for Downing Street to hint that NHS England boss Simon Stevens was to blame for the winter crisis gripping the health service. Stephen Dorrell, now chair of the NHS Confederation, issued the
Hospital ID badge dangling from his neck, Angus considered the empty bed in front of him. After a few strong sniffs, he moved on. Nearing the next bed, his floppy ears perked up before he stopped dead in his tracks, tapping his paw and eyeing his handler
When Theresa May set out her vision for a “shared society” this week, there were plenty of slogans but there was minimal proposed action. If Britain is actually going to tackle the “everyday injustices” as May claimed, it’s going to take some real reform
He was the UN troubleshooter tasked with galvanising the world’s response to the Ebola epidemic and led the fight against cholera in Haiti, just as he did earlier against global pandemic flu. So on paper, David Nabarro may seem the ideal candidate to bec
The Conservative party has made a strategic decision to stuff young people. Not out of sadism, not because it derives vicarious thrills from inflicting misery on the next generation: the Tories don’t care because they have calculated that they don’t have
“Tell me the truth, am I dying?” “You are not dying but you have been in a bad accident,” I say, fighting to control my panic. “If I die, I want you to know I love you.” She has the bleeding wounds but I feel as if the air is being squeezed out of my lun
More than 20 hospitals in England have had to declare a black alert this week after becoming so overcrowded that they could no longer guarantee patient safety and provide their full range of normal services. NHS England chief hits back at Theresa May on
The transgender community is “very scared and very worried” by a BBC documentary on how to approach gender dysphoria in children, organisations and activists are claiming. The film – Transgender Kids: Who Knows Best? – prominently features Kenneth Zucker
Cash-strapped hospitals in England face a £322m tax hike from April which threatens to increase the strain on the under-pressure NHS. Changes to the business rates system mean that the 1,249 NHS hospitals liable for the property tax will see their bill i
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