There is a growing awareness that the contributions UK doctors can make to tackle global health inequalities. The Global Health Exchange programme offers trainees a 1-year placement in a level one district hospital in a resource-poor setting.
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?
Professor David Oliver discusses clinical resourcing in the NHS, and how the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) new Our Future Health programme of events, activities and publications are being organised to provide a forum for debate.
As part of Commentary's special feature on end-of-life care, James Norris, founder of the Digital Legacy Association, examines how a patient's digital footprint is an increasingly common part of advance care planning.