A new survey from the Medical Defence Union (MDU) of over 400 doctors has demonstrated doctors’ willingness to be open and honest with patients when something goes wrong in their care. The survey of 411 MDU members* found: 99% of doctors followed up incidents by apologising, explaining what happened and trying to put things right,… Read more »
A year on from BASC Scotland’s call for the establishment of a Gamekeeping Taskforce, the Minister for Environment and Land Reform, Màiri McAllan MSP, has been urged to address the ongoing difficulties facing gamekeepers and rural workers in managing the countryside. Ahead of the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary election BASC Scotland called for the creation of a Scottish Gamekeeping… Read more »
Martin McGuinness is stepping down as the MP for Mid-Ulster – despite never having actually taken his seat in Westminster.
A lot of Irish water has passed under the bridge since the last Westminster elections in Northern Ireland. How will powersharing affect Sinn Fein’s prospects in the province of returning its five MPs? Here’s a summary of their triumphs – and setbacks – on the long road to polling day. High – February 5th: Powersharing… Read more »