+That's Interesting

+That's Interesting

On Monday it announced the formation of the New Zealand Alcohol Beverages Council (NZABC), which aims to "balance the discussion" against people who "want to ban and stop for the sake of it"
 

Employers may be able to measure how well rested or stressed out their staff are under a new corporate wellness programme set to be rolled out by health insurer Southern Cross
 

“Hippocratic,” a documentary about the life of Dr. M.R. Rajagopal, India’s leading advocate of palliative care, is now touring the United States — a country where attitudes toward pain relief have changed because of the overdose epidemic
 

Doctors must continue to provide evidence that they are reflective practitioners, the GMC has warned, as GP leaders consider calls to disengage from written reflection after the Dr Bawa-Garba case.
 

 

 

UK Doctors must continue to provide evidence that they are reflective practitioners, the GMC has warned, as GP leaders consider calls to disengage from written reflection after the Dr Bawa-Garba case
 

A 44-year-old nurse who works in a remote medical facility in Coral Bay, Australia, was the only person on duty when he began to experience heart attack symptoms and knew he would have to attempt his own treatment
 

When Dr Warwick Palmer was invited to join a new medical practice starting at Snells Beach, he came up from Auckland, took a look at the consulting rooms and said he might be willing to “give it a year”
 

Apps alert doctors to infections and help them keep an eye on the healing process
 

GPonline reported last month that three doctors a day had sought help from the service in its first 10 months, and official figures confirm this rate continued throughout its first full year.
 

Improving the image of GPs and getting more working-class students to study medicine are the solutions to the growing shortage of doctors, a conference in Galway is to be told.