Dr Chris van Tulleken is an infectious diseases doctor, and one of the BBC’s leading science presenters, known for his work in Operation Ouch, 'Trust Me, I’m a Doctor', and 'The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs'.
After falling ill while undertaking her medical training, Dr Ruth Silverton experienced what it was like to be both doctor and patient. In this blog post, she talks us through her own unique path into the world of medicine.
With the NHS nearing crisis point, Medical Workforce Unit (MWU) director Dr Nigel Trudgill outlines the results of the department's new wellbeing survey and discusses what we can do to improve wellbeing among consultant physicians.
Every so often hospital staff see patients literally chained to another person for much or all of their appointment. Radhika Holmström asks is this how prisoners’ healthcare is arranged, and how they get access to hospital?
After the allocation of 1,000 new medical school places, Professor Jane Dacre considers workforce planning challenges facing the profession and the potential solutions available to create a sustainable workforce.