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.
- Brilliant article by an outstanding writer theguardian.com/books/2021/jan… 15 hours ago
- RT @JamesBSumner: Fees are bad. (All three main UK parties helped to make them so) What fees are *not* is payment for the cost of specific… 2 days ago
- ‘Weak and tardy decision-making around restrictions, the prime minister’s strong preference for individual freedom… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 5 days ago
- RT @justinmadders: Here is a reminder of some of the failings in the past 12 months that have led to so many infections & deaths- 1.The PM… 6 days ago
- ‘The idea that an American president, however detached from reality, could incite a violent rebellion against his o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 6 days ago