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Does being a doctor make me a better parent?

04/11/2018 Chris van Tulleken 0

It’s bizarre to think that doctors make good parents – in fact, the opposite may well be trueI was standing in the check-in queue, sunburned, exhausted and very late for a seven-hour flight from Toronto to London. My wife had, sensibly, returned from t…

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Diabetes: a ‘ticking time bomb’ for the NHS

24/10/2018 Sarah Johnson 0

Lack of specialist support and rising numbers of people living with the condition will create huge complications, say expertsRising numbers of people with diabetes and a lack of specialist staff and adequate training are creating a ticking time bomb, e…

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Rob Pickard obituary

08/10/2018 Caroline Pickard 0

iMy husband, Rob Pickard, who has died aged 57, was professor of urology at Newcastle University and honorary consultant urologist at the Freeman hospital until he was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme (a brain tumour) in November 2015. He always …