In this section we feature guest blogs from sector thought-leaders in mental health, child health, family medicine and developing medical practice.
Latest ADASS cuts not reassuring reading
Scandalous level of Carer’s Allowance must be addressed
The ‘win-win’ of addressing ethnic diversity
Will you share your data?
Sending out an SOS
How do you face the challenge of cancer?
Promoting smoking cessation – less is more
Despite several public health warnings in recent years, 10 million smokers still remain in the UK and smoking cessation continues to be an everyday challenge for GPs. Here, Professor Robert West, from University College London’s Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, argues that we may be able to achieve more by doing less.
Patient centred care: it starts with a letter
COPD: a changing landscape
Children’s residential care and the need for action
The Commons Select Committee on Education has recently published its report on residential children’s homes, following the UK government’s announcements about reform of children’s homes and their regulation, made in June of last year. The Committee believes the reform programme will improve and strengthen children’s residential care, but CareKnowledge editor Jim Kennedy has a number of remaining concerns about the sector.