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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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Student protest violence in pictures

See images of today’s violent demonstration in central London, from the good-tempered begins of the protest to its violent end. The day started peacefully, with demonstrators filing past parliament in the afternoon sun. Eventually the crowd swelled around parliament and the police presence was increased. From inside Westminster, politicans, journalists and civil servants peered out… Read more »

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Comment: On the front line with student protestors

There’s always something exciting about the police losing control. By Ian Dunt There’s no point pretending otherwise. It’s rare and dramatic and it’s hard to quell that frisson of excitement, that sense that something out of the ordinary is happening and you are there to witness it. For plenty of the students at today’s protest,… Read more »