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 @MikeOtsuka: I've just written a new blog posted called "Why I now strongly support the latest USS pension offer". (@ucu @UniversitiesUK… 6 hours ago
- RT @MikeOtsuka: Re the linked offer, I'm sceptical regarding the significance of the following: "This will require the status quo both in t… 1 day ago
- RT @LEMacKz: @UniversitiesUK @ucu Well that wasn't so hard was it @UniversitiesUK? I hope that you've learned the lesson that you can't pu… 1 day ago
- RT @markmleach: Is the USS dispute exposing infrastructure failures in HE? asks @pennyb on @Wonkhe today. As everyone turns on each other I… 1 day ago
- RT @JosephineCumbo: Gonville & Caius College Cambridge puts head well above the parapet with this strongly worded statement on #UUK's troub… 1 day ago