Dr Patrice Baptiste wanted to be a doctor from as far back as she can remember. A supportive family and a drive to succeed enabled her to achieve her dream, but not without some struggles along the way.
Today the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and 29 medical specialist societies and faculties have written to the Chancellor ahead of this week’s budget. In the letter we highlight the scale of the challenges facing our NHS and social care services and the need for the Government to act now.
Dr Stephanie de Giorgio is passionate about ending obesity stigma. In this piece, published on World Obesity Day, she talks about experiencing such stigma first-hand, and what needs to be done to end it all together.