Previous Editions

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December 2013

Edition 20

Advice for consultants on tax and pensions queries; and focus on the topic of bullying in healthcare

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June 2013

Edition 19

The issue of NHS equality and diversity & asks if what has been achieved in this area to date is a cause for celebration or commiseration.

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April 2013

Edition 18

Clearing the Air: The True Costs of Nicotine Addiction, Hot Debate: Clinical Commissioning - designed for success?

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March 2013

Edition 17

In this edition our regular Hot Debate examines the fallout from the Francis Report and the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust scandal

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March 2013

Edition 17

In this edition our regular Hot Debate examines the fallout from the Francis Report and the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust scandal

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Jan/Feb 2013

Edition 16

In this edition of The Consultant we focus on the Francis Report and the failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust

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December 2012

Edition 15

This edition's topics include the Hot Debate: Medicines Wastage - how big is the problem? And everything you wanted to know about revalidation

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November 2012

Edition 14

Hot Debate: How do we deal with Diabetes? Re-thinking Training Traditions, and what does the future hold for Clinical Commissioning?

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October 2012

Edition 13

The Bebionic hand life changer and our hot debate asks where does mental health rank in the disease-burden hierarchy?

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September 2012

Edition 12

Do we have an attitude problem when it comes to alcohol? What can the current commissioning process learn from previous models?

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August 2012

Edition 11

Hot Debate: Do we care for our elderly?, NHS on the brink of financial collapse, Improving the Stroke Pathway

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July 2012

Edition 10

Hot Debate: Life-extending drugs: cost effectiveness vs. public opinion, Battling the 'silent epidemic'


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June 2012

Edition 9

Tissue Issues: Ethics, safety and propriety in the use of human tissue, Better Blood Transfusion - Maintaining the supply and safety of blood

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May 2012

Edition 8

Amazing Medicine: IRIS: eye-controlled wheelchair breakthrough could help thousands of disabled people

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December 2011

Edition 7

NHS Leadership Framework: Introduction, critique and recommendations for practice, Tackling childhood obesity

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November 2011

Edition 6

Hot Debate: Service and NHS Finance, Up to the job or a complete shambles? Amazing Medicine: Genomic medicine

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October 2011

Edition 5

Hot Debate: The growing challenge of Obesity, Maximising Efficiency: Understanding European Healthcare Policy

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September 2011

Edition 4

Amazing medicine: Flower Power: Eradicating all tumours is the aim of new 'smart bomb' cancer drug, Hot debate: GP Commissioning

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August 2011

Edition 3

Hot Debate: Is Leadership Really Cutting the Mustard Today? NHS Wales: Understanding Healthcare Policy

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July 2011

Edition 2

Hot Debate: What on earth is happening to our pensions? NHS Scotland Understanding Healthcare Policy

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June 2011

Edition 1

Hot Debate: What will current health reform plans do for us? Revalidation Review: What's new, what's the same and what's changed?

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