NHS staffing crisis
500 nurses and midwives are quitting every week
New figures also reveal the NHS’s increasing reliance on nurses and midwives trained overseas.
Why isn’t the UK training enough doctors?
Britain is only training half the number of medical professionals it needs to keep our health services running.
Adam Kay: ‘Before the pandemic the NHS was running on empty and it turned out those were the good old days’
Former doctor Adam Kay’s bestselling memoir This Is Going To Hurt has become a TV show starring Ben Whishaw – and its depiction of an overworked doctor chimes with the times. If we’re going to save our health service, he says, politicians will have to start making unpopular decisions.