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Give trainees more support to avoid burnout says MDU

A survey of 67,000 doctors in training which shows worrying levels of burnout and exhaustion among the medical profession should concern us all, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) said today. The GMC’s annual National Training Survey found that the risk of burnout among medical trainees is now at its worst since it was first tracked in 2018…. Read more »

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Political red tape a threat to shooting in Wales

BASC has labelled the launch of a call for evidence on gamebird releasing in Wales as an “attempt to restrict shooting through red tape” and vowed to fight “restriction proposals” arising from it. The call for evidence focuses on pheasant and red-legged partridge, and has been launched by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to “inform the… Read more »

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Labour's lost it: The Sun headline which marked a change of allegiance
Top Tory attacks the Sun over Brown coverage

By Ian Dunt The Sun “got it wrong” in its attacks on Gordon Brown this week – and David Cameron would probably agree, a senior Tory has said. Speaking on last night’s Question Time, shadow security minister Dame Pauline Neville-Jones took a critical approach to the Sun’s coverage this week, which saw it turn Mr… Read more »

Willie Bain, Glasgow North East's new MP
Victorious Bain claims ‘jobs’ won Glasgow North East

By Alex Stevenson Glasgow North East by-election victor Willie Bain has said unemployment was the key issue which helped him retain the seat for Labour. Mr Bain, who saw off a Scottish National party (SNP) challenge with a majority of 8,111, said his constituents had made a choice between Labour investment against the Conservatives. His… Read more »