A&E

Man machine: Fritz Kahn’s ‘Der Mensch als Industrieplast’, 1926,which shows the body not so much as a sacred temple as as a churning and industrious factory

Medicine needs a redesign

30 September 2017 9:00 am

Exhibit A. It is 1958 and you are barrelling down a dual carriageway; the 70 mph limit is still eight…

The NHS is dying and only Theresa May can save it

20 May 2017 9:00 am

The NHS is collapsing. Theresa May has a unique opportunity to save it

A timely reminder of what junior doctors actually do – and it's not pleasant

16 April 2016 9:00 am

All this week Radio Five Live has been giving us an insight into what it is like not just to…

Portrait of the week

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Home The Indian company Tata decided to sell its entire steel business in Britain, putting more than 15,000 jobs in…

The palpable tragedy of New Year’s Eve in A&E

9 January 2016 9:00 am

The new year was two hours young. My boy and I were side by side on a row of three…

I’m a junior doctor and I used to trust the Tories. Not any more

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Like many of my fellow junior doctors, I trusted a Conservative government with the NHS. If it’s to stay strong…

No, even my daughter’s great hospital care doesn’t change my mind about the NHS

12 September 2015 9:00 am

When Girl came off the horse it didn’t look like a bad fall. More like an involuntary and rather hurried…

So the near collapse of A&Es around the country is all my fault?

10 January 2015 9:00 am

Oh, I see. So it’s my fault. There I was, thinking that the general swamping and near collapse of accident…

Meet the bloated, useless General Medical Council

18 October 2014 9:00 am

Its licensing system has turned doctors into full-time form-fillers

Revealed: The hidden crisis in Britain's ambulance services

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Britain’s ambulance services are in crisis. When will the government notice?

The NHS ‘wellbeing’ monkey deserves to die

19 July 2014 9:00 am

My young daughter has a furry beaver — lifelike in all but its eyes, which to me seem cold and dead.…

A&E is no place for the over-tens

24 May 2014 9:00 am

‘Ouch!’ said the ex-builder boyfriend. ‘I think something’s bitten me.’ And a few seconds after that, something bit me too.…

'I assembled a counter full of sharp objects, and went at it like Rambo in First Blood'

5 April 2014 9:00 am

All the way around a cross country course I went, then I got back, tied the horse up at a…