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How to deliver equitable access to the best possible care

May 23, 2024

Who is accountable for the medical unemployment crisis?

May 16, 2024

Where to even begin with the challenges we face?

May 9, 2024

Taking action against industry influence

May 2, 2024

Doctors can’t fix the alcohol problem by themselves

April 25, 2024

Why hospital capacity is more complex than bed capacity

April 18, 2024

The Cass review: an opportunity to unite behind evidence informed care in gender medicine

April 11, 2024

Rebalancing risks in favour of benefits

March 28, 2024

Future roles, responsibilities, and rewards

March 21, 2024

Doctors’ industrial action: in search of an endgame

March 14, 2024

How to model life’s trajectory from major diagnosis to death

March 7, 2024

How losing a sense of belonging damages healthcare

February 29, 2024

Why GMC’s apology to LGBTQ+ doctors is everything and nothing

February 22, 2024

Women and medicine: exploited as staff and as patients

February 15, 2024

Child health: a multisectoral and multidimensional betrayal

February 8, 2024

Declaring a health and care emergency

February 1, 2024

Physicians’ associates: why we need a pause and an urgent review

January 25, 2024

Technological determinants of health: a looming apocalypse

January 18, 2024

2024: A year to reinterpret medicine’s maladies

January 11, 2024

Christmas 2023: Ideas for a new world

December 21, 2023

An end of year resolution: phase out fossil fuels

December 7, 2023

The debate over physician associates is necessary—but needlessly toxic

November 30, 2023

Staff wellbeing is more important than ever

November 23, 2023

Morality of convenience: the ongoing failure to protect hospitals and health workers in conflict zones

November 16, 2023

Ironing out kinks in the evidence base

November 9, 2023

Health’s doom loops and why they matter

November 2, 2023

There are no quick fixes for the workforce crisis

October 26, 2023

Decolonising medicine and health: brave, hopeful, and essential

October 19, 2023

­Martha’s rule: an undeniable right to a second medical opinion

October 12, 2023

Climate emergency: Treat Earth as an ancestor, not a commodity

October 5, 2023

Creating breathing space: the scandal of missing respiratory diagnostics

September 28, 2023

Legally blocked: the right to health

September 21, 2023

Under-representation of women in research: a status quo that is a scandal

September 14, 2023

NSAIDs and contraceptives: critical thinking on a harmful drug interaction

September 7, 2023

We owe the families affected by Letby meaningful organisational change

August 31, 2023

Where now in the danse macabre of covid-19 and misinformation?

August 17, 2023

Reacting too late: humanity’s greatest existential crisis

August 3, 2023

Panacea or veneer, transparency remains essential

July 27, 2023

Religion and health, and the search for common ground

July 20, 2023

A commitment to act on data sharing

July 13, 2023

England’s new workforce plan is a propaganda masterclass in glossing over the gaps

July 6, 2023

The NHS at 75: love, and political consensus, is all you need

June 29, 2023

Retract or be damned: a dangerous moment for science and the public

June 22, 2023

Indulging passions: a route to good doctoring

June 15, 2023

Health is complex, the solutions are long term

June 8, 2023

Good health for its own sake

June 1, 2023

This Me Too moment shames the NHS

May 24, 2023

Searching for answers: prostate screening in a stretched NHS

May 18, 2023

Rescuing orphan drugs

May 11, 2023

The BMJ’s Commission on the Future of the NHS

May 4, 2023

Discovering the positives in healthcare

April 27, 2023

Recognising value

April 20, 2023

An industry built on harm

April 6, 2023

Patient centred care: filling in the gaps

March 30, 2023

Time is running out to resolve the NHS workforce crisis

March 23, 2023

Patient safety and strikes: aspects of love

March 16, 2023

Caring for young people with gender dysphoria

March 9, 2023

Reinventing surgical careers for parents and carers

March 2, 2023

Junior doctors’ anger can no longer be ignored

February 23, 2023

How the private sector benefitted from a £2bn NHS covid contract

February 16, 2023

A peer says the government is “in deep shit,” and it couldn’t be more real

February 9, 2023

The Beano, junk food, and public health

February 2, 2023

Innovative solutions can help repair the NHS

January 26, 2023

By failing older people we perpetuate the health service crisis

January 19, 2023

Sunak fiddles while the NHS burns

January 12, 2023

Crumbs of comfort in this time of despair

December 22, 2022

Our vulnerable world of vanishing safety nets

December 8, 2022

Poor housing and dark satanic mills

December 1, 2022

Among the failures, credit is due

November 24, 2022

From the eight billion population crisis to unnecessary hospital testing: moving beyond benign uproar

November 17, 2022

Accountable to no one, upsetting everyone: the GMC must be reformed

November 10, 2022

Surviving the new normal

November 3, 2022

Health and climate crises will shape Sunak’s legacy

October 27, 2022

Now auditors understand health better than government

October 20, 2022

Hope can bring solutions to climate despair

October 13, 2022

Personal reflective practice can lead to change

October 6, 2022

A plan for unhealthy growth

September 28, 2022

Improving our chances of a healthier future

September 22, 2022

How Big Oil is manipulating climate science

September 15, 2022

Energy, social care, pay: Truss’s first 100 days

September 8, 2022

After covid, politicians are failing us again over the energy crisis

September 1, 2022

The best response to US criminalisation of abortion is decriminalisation elsewhere

August 18, 2022

Are we lioness enough to question the Brexit elephant?

August 4, 2022

Why The BMJ will no longer report on unsubstantiated press releases

July 28, 2022

The inconvenient truths of health and climate crises that can’t just be ignored

July 20, 2022

Long covid and apheresis: a miracle cure sold on a hypothesis of hope

July 14, 2022

Especially in adversity, we need fresh thinking

July 7, 2022

Death and ill health by order of the Supreme Court

June 30, 2022

Examining our failings

June 23, 2022

A system reset for the campaign against too much medicine

June 16, 2022

The GMC has lost the profession’s trust and respect

June 1, 2022

Blame game: apportioning responsibility for bad outcomes is difficult and fraught

May 26, 2022

Erosion of healthcare for those who need it most

May 19, 2022

The red flag patient data breaches of a wannabe global data superpower

May 12, 2022

Choices that fail health and wellbeing

May 5, 2022

Mind your language to catalyse the patient revolution

April 28, 2022

Johnson’s bigger crime is failing to take the nation’s health seriously enough

April 14, 2022

Ignoring women’s experience led to the NHS’s biggest maternity scandal

April 7, 2022

Prosecuting war crimes demands outrage, will, and action

March 31, 2022

Workforce, airborne transmission, and wilful neglect

March 24, 2022
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