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 @DavidLammy: Nigel Farage on #r4today once again spouting his usual crap about immigration causing problems in the NHS & housing. 12.5%… 19 hours ago
- RT @peterjukes: Rod Liddle trying to draw cartoons of 'blacks' and saying the Tories should be more Islamophobic. Boris and 'letterboxes'.… 22 hours ago
- Thou has a way with words. Tweeterson for RCGP Chair. Can guarantee us everything! twitter.com/jtweeterson/st… 22 hours ago
- RT @humansofny: “I’ve had horrible luck finding a husband. Most marriages in this country are traditional, and I have a middleman who arra… 23 hours ago
- RT @CHPIthinktank: Charging migrant women for giving birth on the NHS is hugely problematic. Charging them 50% more than the cost to the NH… 23 hours ago