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.
- RT @drg1985: Asked by regional BBC station to discuss falling vaccination rates - grand, except they wanted me on against someone claiming… 4 days ago
- RT @mellojonny: We know who is at greatest risk of dying and developing serious illnesses prematurely, we don't need more screening, we nee… 4 days ago
- RT @chakrabortty: When this debacle is all over, books will be written on how the ageing greybacks of Remain spent three years sobbing on T… 1 week ago
- Our people deserve places. theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 1 week ago
- RT @DavidLammy: The black men, who are 9X more likely to be stopped and searched, are not snowflakes. They are citizens who refuse to be tr… 2 weeks ago