Opinion, analysis and debate
As the government publishes palliative care competences, Jacqueline Pooler highlights the importance of choice over place of death – and the right kinds of bed to enable this
Men’s health is poor and the recession is likely to make it a great deal worse. Local services must be delivered in a male-friendly way to help address this, says Peter Baker
Cancer leadership and a personal journeySubscription
Liz Darlison on cancer leadership and reaching a crossroads in her own life
Cancer is an illness that we all come into contact with, both professionally and personally. I think it would be true to say that we all dread having it ourselves.
A pledge on cancer careSubscription
A breast cancer specialist team has have improved care with the help of their patients. Emily Ford finds out more
This hasn’t been much of a summer, has it? It’s been grey and wet; like November but without the fireworks. There has been no need for flip-flops, no swimming in the sea and the only time we have got the lilo out was when we covered it with a blanket, put a saucer of milk on it and watched next door’s surprised-looking cat bouncing back over the garden fence. When it’s raining you make your own entertainment.