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Row over nursing training highlights NHS 'entitlement culture'

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesFri, 17 May 2013

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

Just because we're not at the top of a league table it doesn't mean it's time to relegate us

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesWed, 20 Mar 2013

Why does Jeremy Hunt believe it’s fair to accuse the UK of ‘lagging behind’ other countries in terms of health?

Whisper it: UK cancer care is better than we think

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesThu, 28 Feb 2013

The public health campaign about the stiff upper lip overlooks the fact that UK cancer care is already streets ahead of international neighbours, writes Dr Martin Brunet