Given the current workforce and financial issues facing the NHS, should physicians just concentrate on seeing as many patients as they can, as quickly as they can? Professor Namita Kumar says perhaps not.
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?
An Educational Leaders course – designed to develop the skills of those enlisted to teach at East, Central and Southern Africa College of Physicians (ECSACoP) Training Centres – will take place in Harare, Zimbabwe on 4-6 February.