As we muddle through relaxing our lockdown, the overwhelming public mood seems to be one of anger
We shouldn’t alter the reality of mental illness to suit public opinion
Acute and chronic challenges affect both patients and staff
The happiness industry is booming, yet few of us are happier. Why not?
Interviews with three Syrian medical students about life during the crisis
This article was originally published on BMJ blogs and can be found here. — The year is 2040. After years of campaigning, the UK introduces its first assisted dying legislation. Active euthanasia is legalised for those suffering from a terminal illness and a number of patients make use of the legislation in the following months….
This article was originally published in the Spectator, and can be found here. — The tragic case of Charlie Gard, an 11-month old baby suffering from a rare genetic condition, has divided the nation. In January, doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital advised that Charlie, who is currently being kept alive with a ventilator and feeding tube,…
Proving you are capable of ethical reasoning is part of representative democracy
The prime minister has criticised current legislation without explaining what will take its place
Is an obsession with communication side-lining our ability to care?
Ignore the experts: why the “post-truth era” is a welcome revolution against the marketisation of everyday life
How a mother taught me more about Down’s Syndrome than any doctor could have