Houses are more than physical structures providing shelter. Where we live can influence our health through many means.
90,000. That’s the number of live vacancies on any given day in adult social care across England and highlights the recruitment and retention challenges facing our sector.
Despite 90% of patient interactions with the NHS occurring in primary care, traditionally, the medical school curriculum has been dominated by secondary care.
Our ability to read, write and communicate in everyday situations has a huge influence on our wellbeing and health.
While the majority of patients who use NHS services will give little thought to the payment system that reimburses a provider for their work, it can greatly affect the type and quality of care that...
How can developing soft skills enable young people to access good quality work, and opportunities to live healthy lives?
The main parties’ conferences are now over and the dust is settling on the post-election landscape. The NHS’s position in that landscape is complex.
As doctors, we pride ourselves on being highly motivated, trained and able. But does this always mean we’ll make choices that result in optimal patient outcomes?
Matthew Kershaw encourages NHS organisations to embrace its lessons for leaders and make a start.
At the heart of every good health system is one that provides good emergency care.