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Phil Whitaker is a contributing writer to the New Statesman.
The New Statesman’s medical editor on how years of austerity have left the NHS in crisis.
The New Statesman’s medical editor spent New Year’s Day in A&E after his mother collapsed. It revealed the human…
Our medical editor spent New Year’s Day in A&E after his mother collapsed in church. In this personal essay…
The total number of patients waiting for some form of investigation or specialist treatment has topped 7 million.
Short-term sticking plasters rather than long-term healing may be too tempting for Rishi Sunak’s unpopular government.
BioNTech is attempting to deploy the vaccination technology it developed for Covid as a weapon against malignancy.
In many areas there are not enough doctors to meet demand, and technology alone cannot solve the problem.
The disease has traditionally been regarded as having low transmissibility – however, case numbers suggest that view might need…