‘Protect the NHS’ was an unhelpful message, leading GP says

Britain’s top GP has said “Protect the NHS” was an “unhelpful” message, warning of the risks of virtual consultations amid a rise in suspected cancer cases. Professor Martin Marshall, the chairman of the Royal College of General Practitioners, said family doctors are dealing with a 30 per cent rise in referrals, such as for scans, after […]

Russia’s healthcare crisis accelerates rural decline

Life was being made easier for Muscovites – who have comparatively good healthcare – to keep them happy and prevent them protesting against authorities, he said. “Moscow lives off the rest of Russia. And who is this done to protect?” He pointed to the sky, a reference...

The hidden health costs of lockdown

As a country we have faced more than seven months of restrictions that have seen our normal lives upended, with parts of the UK facing even tighter lockdowns. While the measures are intended to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus, they have had – and are having...