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McMindfulness and a side of meritocracy | Letters

22/04/2019 Letters 0

Paul McGilchrist argues that the word challenge is used to persuade others to accept unpalatable change, financial constraint or disastrous policy. Robert Saunders says the idea that meritocracy leads to a reduction in inequality is a mythDavid Forbes’…

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Barriers to tackling mental health issues | Letters

14/04/2019 Letters 0

Sharing your experiences with colleagues can be freeing or detrimental, warns one anonymous writer. Headteacher Eileen Sheerin responds to the news that children who need help with mental health face a postcode lotteryWhile I agree with the idea that i…

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Doctors at breaking point in underfunded NHS | Letters

01/04/2019 Letters 0

Jill Jones says doctors, along with other overworked and demoralised health professionals, are paying the price for cuts; Stephen Smith says the wellbeing of medical staff is treated with indifference; John Hurdley senses a return to the ‘bad old days’…