Tag: Doctors

Health-care workers facing online COVID-19 hate need help now, CMA urges feds

Health-care workers facing online COVID-19 hate need help now, CMA urges feds

The CMA is also calling on social media companies to address harassment and threats made on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. [...]
More than 1,000 UK doctors want to quit NHS over handling of pandemic

More than 1,000 UK doctors want to quit NHS over handling of pandemic

Over 1,000 doctors plan to quit the NHS because they are disillusioned with the government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and frustrated about th [...]
Go on, Dan Andrews. Lead by example and take some time off | Ranjana Srivastava

Go on, Dan Andrews. Lead by example and take some time off | Ranjana Srivastava

At one point during this pandemic, I found myself briskly losing patients. Most were terminally ill, and some even accepting of their mortality but of [...]
As an emergency doctor in Melbourne, fatigue is settling in. The political blame game isn’t helping | Stephen Parnis

As an emergency doctor in Melbourne, fatigue is settling in. The political blame game isn’t helping | Stephen Parnis

I work with inspiring people in emergency medicine. Doctors and nurses whose compassion sets a benchmark I strive to follow, and allied health workers [...]
This pandemic exposes the source of true fear – our utter powerlessness | Melanie Cheng

This pandemic exposes the source of true fear – our utter powerlessness | Melanie Cheng

As a teenager, I loved feeling scared. Horror films were my go-to. The Exorcist, Poltergeist, The Omen, even the slightly sillier ones like Friday the [...]
Tell us: have you been asked to complete a ‘do not resuscitate’ form?

Tell us: have you been asked to complete a ‘do not resuscitate’ form?

People with serious illnesses were asked at the height of the coronavirus crisis to complete “do not resuscitate” forms in case their health deteriora [...]
Medics warn of pressure on A&Es as English lockdown lifts

Medics warn of pressure on A&Es as English lockdown lifts

Casualty doctors have urged Matt Hancock and NHS leaders to introduce specialist emergency care services to prevent A&E departments from being ove [...]
I’m an ICU doctor treating coronavirus patients. But somehow I’m not angry

I’m an ICU doctor treating coronavirus patients. But somehow I’m not angry

Had somebody asked me a year or so ago to imagine a pandemic, I would have predicted it to be an anxious time. But as we muddle through relaxing our l [...]
No Zoom meeting ever replaces the solace of grieving with relatives | Ranjana Srivastava

No Zoom meeting ever replaces the solace of grieving with relatives | Ranjana Srivastava

“I can’t explain how deeply I trust you, but I want you to know.” For an oncologist, there could scarcely be more gratifying words. Or more terrifying [...]
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