Tag Archives: Doctors

Some locum doctors costing hospital trust £100 an hour

The trust managing Shropshire’s main hospitals is paying some doctors more than £100 an hour to avoid A&E closures, its chief executive has said. Last week, the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust called off plans to shut Telford’s emergency unit overnight. It said enough staff had been recruited to ensure safe staffing levels and thanked… Read More »

Viewpoints: Get Behind Doctors’ Advice About Reducing Carnage Caused By Guns; New Exercise Guidelines Lack Muscle

Editorial pages focus on these public health topics and others. The Washington Post: It’s Time To Follow Doctors’ Orders On Gun Violence We never thought we would see the National Rifle Association help advance the discussion of gun violence as a public-health crisis. But that is exactly what the organization unwittingly did when it essentially… Read More »

Why Doctors Are Freaking Out About the JUUL, the Latest E-Cigarette Trend

The JUUL is a type of e-cigarette that resembles a flash drive Because the JUUL is relatively small and discreet, parents and teachers are concerned about teenagers surreptitiously using the JUUL during class There is evidence to suggest that e-cigarettes in general come with serious health risks According to a 2018 release from the Food… Read More »