As a society we are facing a mental health crisis. Years of under-investment in services is now catching up with us. Every week it seems there is another article in the news, another survey published, more statistics released, seeking to put a number on our anxiety and misery. As a GP, I hear the message […]
It beggars belief that the government are so intent on axing nursing bursaries, a move that will undoubtedly deter many more from entering this most important profession.
Around 350 new Londoners will be born today. Their health throughout their lives will depend on many things – the air they breathe, the food they eat, the house they live in. And before all that, it will depend on the health of their mother.
The winter A&E crisis is fast becoming an annual event in the capital as the strains of a booming population meet cutbacks and closures in the NHS.
The stigma that surrounds TB can lead to people not seeking help when they develop symptoms, making it harder for clinicians to diagnose and treat the disease effectively.