It will not have escaped your attention that the NHS is undergoing significant reforms. You may think that what is happening is irrelevant, but it is going to impact on the type of health service you will be working in. Whilst you don’t need to know the detail (trust me it is really boring and there is a lot of jargon to understand), it is instructive to see how the debate is being constructed. I’ve posted two tweets citing articles from Ben Goldacre who writes the Bad Science column in The Guardian. He makes some interesting points about the selective use of statistics by government ministers. Check out the editorial in the BMJ that he refers to as well.
- Getting some basic facts right on the NHS. 1. Missed appointments do not cost the NHS millions 2. NHS is significan… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2 weeks ago
- RT @KarlreMarks: If they want to run the UK exactly like they ran the British Empire, they should get competent Asians and Africans to do i… 2 weeks ago
- 'We are transforming our university into a place where talent once again feels valued and nurtured’ — Ghent Univers… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2 weeks ago
- Britain’s latest immigration policy - inhuman, petty and vindictive theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 3 weeks ago
- She’s on form again (I mean Marina Hyde not Maybot). theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 1 month ago