Do doctors take their own advice?

Although doctors tend to be frowned upon for being stereotypically ‘bad patients’, do they actually practice what they preach and follow their own healthcare advice? A study by Medscape shows that one third of American doctors are overweight, with GP’s and general surgeons weighing in the heaviest, with nearly half of this group being obese. […]

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What are the effects of the mental health act?

Mental health patients are often stigmatised by bad press, but the NHS is constantly working to improve services in this area, starting by giving 92% of patients access to an independent advocacy service according to figures from last year. The majority of mental health patients were also involved in their care plans, with only up […]

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