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Why don’t policies play out as planned? It’s a key question in public policy. For the police this might mean Why does stop-and-search affect a disproportionate number of black people? For educators it might mean Why are children kept out of the classroom without being excluded? And in the hospital, perhaps, Why are […]
by Dr Shivali Fulchand @shivalifulchand Last week, in the first issue of ‘The Doctor’, a magazine for doctors started by the BMA, Keith Cooper discussed bullying among NHS doctors. The article highlighted that doctors at all levels of training, even at consultant level, can face harassment and bullying. This has long been accepted […]
Summer’s over and we’re approaching the end of induction season. Hopefully most of you are settled into the new year. Induction at Northampton General Hospital had three key messages a) The QI department is world-beating so get involved, b) Here’s a long list of eLearning modules, and c) Try not to worry about the […]
It’s always frustrating to start in a new place without having all the paperwork or ‘life admin’ sorted. I moved to Northampton six weeks ago to start a GP placement and I’m just beginning to settle in. Incidentally, along with my colleague Rose Glennerster, I’ve been investigating the barriers faced by people who want […]