UK Medical

The Kashmir Healthcare Crisis - 'Patients Have Been Dying' Says Doctor

Rita Pal | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK
Rita Pal

With time racing forward to a severe winter of discontent, the doctors of Kashmir have requested international assistance from the World Health Organisation and the United Nations.

Interview - Amy Steele Talks About Balancing Music and Medicine

Carly Wilford | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

Whilst most breaking musicians work part time in a bar as they struggle to make ends meet, Amy Steele is bolding pursuing her musical dream whilst studying a medical degree.

So You Want to Be a Brain Surgeon?

Mr Michael D Jenkinson | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mr Michael D Jenkinson

Brain surgery, it's not exactly rocket science... but it is one of those jobs that people can't quite believe you do, and I am usually asked if I am joking.... So what is it like being a neurosurgeon? In common with rocket science, neurosurgery sounds more glamorous than it really is.

The NHS Could Give Every Patient Access to Their Health Records - Why Doesn't It?

Andrew Clark | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK
Andrew Clark

It would be a relatively simple job to give every patient access to the same sort of information electronically that the NHS is planning to sell, probably in the same way, especially as it is theirs in the first place.

How 3D Printing is Advancing Regenerative Medicine

Zahra Razavi | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Tech
Zahra Razavi

What do dental implants, Invisalign, prosthetic limbs and internal organs all have in common? They can all be created for human use through the advancing technology of 3D printing.

NHS Direct Contracts In Turmoil After Supplier Pulls Out

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK

The new non-emergency NHS phone line has been thrown into turmoil after a supplier pulled out of two contracts for providing the service. NHS Direc...

Medical Protests in Uttar Pradesh

Rita Pal | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rita Pal

Medical students in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh were expected to take to the streets in protest today, amid mounting outrage at the way state officials have replaced a national qualification with its local predecessor.

Not With a Bang But a Whimper

Marc DuBois | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK
Marc DuBois

The world did not end today. At least, not for you. Not for me. In places like Syria and Pakistan, individual worlds will come to an end because of hatred, greed and violence.

'No Excuse' For Diabetes Failings

PA | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK

Almost one in three diabetic hospital patients are victims of medication errors that can cause dangerous blood glucose levels, a report has found. ...

Is a Painful Childbirth all in Your Head?

Alice Grist | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

Hypnobirthing starts from the premise that the pain commonly felt in childbirth is not a natural side effect of birth but rather it stems from fear.

A Conversation with Dr Christian Jessen - Drug Policy

Jason Reed | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK
Jason Reed

Drug policy reform has received many endorsees, from Kofi Annan and Richard Branson, to a fleet of Nobel Prize winners and an array of prominent figur...

The Focus on Military Lobbying Now Needs to Turn to Insurance Industry Lobbyists

Peter Martindale | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

The insurance industry gets away with unacceptable abuse. From banking (ie. payment protection insurance), to extended appliance warranties, some of w...

NHS to Provide List Of Superfoods Available At The Supermarket

www.telegraph.co.uk | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Long championed by dieticians such as Gillian McKeith, the NHS are the latest to extoll the virtues of 'supermarket superfoods' from Goji berries to g...