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 »
A new mass student protest organised by the National Union of Students (NUS) under the slogan ‘Educate, Employ, Empower’ will hit central London this week, two years after riots over tuition fees and the educational maintenance allowance (EMA) led to fierce clashes with police.
As Nick Clegg’s tuition fees apology proved, the Liberal Democrats might be too nice for government. And nowhere is that more obvious than at their conference in Brighton.