Beyond the Headlines
Jeremy Hunt believes that the only way to embed a culture of compassion in our nurses is to compel them to work as a healthcare assistant for a year before receiving funding to train as a student nurse. No wonder the RCN hair called this idea ‘stupid’, writes Dr Brunet
Patients are already choosy about which GP they register with, argues Dr Martin Brunet, so introducing a formal ‘Friends and Family’ test won’t make us perform better or work harder
At my estimate, four in five patients will refuse to comply with new QOF guidelines on statin prescribing when they understand the risks involved. How can the Government expect it to work?
Why does Jeremy Hunt believe it’s fair to accuse the UK of ‘lagging behind’ other countries in terms of health?
Jeremy Hunt has accused GPs of nihilism and naivety over dementia care - but Dr Martin Brunet’s not convinced the health secretary has patients’ best interests at heart.