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Organ Donation in England is changing. Accountability for health policy leaders is important, especially when politicians score headlines for healthcare interventions without an evidence-base. If you can stomach the relatively partisan angle in this post originally written for the Progress group within the Labour Party, then read on to hear why I think introducing […]
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Should organisations such as CCGs collaborate with medical schools to establish strong paid and unpaid research networks?
My journey to becoming a doctor was what you might call “the scenic route”. Medical school was my second degree and, while this has many advantages, it also came with some draw backs, mainly financial. Here’s my experience of when you want to do research but need to pay for your degree. There are […]
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Dr Hannah Laidley, AFY2, University of Leicester Quality improvement work can feel inescapable. That’s because it is; we have to do it to progress through the foundation programme. So we might as well make it work for us and get a poster presentation out of it. ‘Easy!’ I thought. Each PDSA cycle […]
This week many doctors were relieved that Hadiza Bawa-Garba ‘s appeal against her erasure from the medical register was successful. Back in February, junior doctor anger was reaching fever pitch as the GMC had successfully appealed her suspension and had her permanently erased from the medical register. Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for […]
As an American twenty-something making a killing working in London, Brett Wigdortz might not be who we would expect to radically reinvigorate state education in England. On a pro bono project with management consultants McKinsey he found himself visiting a failing school in the capital which he described as “a prison of low expectations”. […]
One of my professors was sceptical when I told her I had been accepted onto the Leadership and Management Academic Foundation Programme. “Why are they telling you you’re leaders when you haven’t even started work yet?” My instinct is that her scathing put down was unfair, but it got me thinking about […]