Tag Archives: Doctors

U.S. doctors asked how they feel about caring for transgender patients

(Reuters Health) – Most primary care physicians in the U.S. are willing to provide routine care to transgender individuals, but that doesn’t mean they are well prepared to do so, a small study suggests. Overall, 86 percent of doctors who responded were willing to provide routine care to transgender patients and 79 percent were willing… Read More »

Some locum doctors costing hospital trust £100 an hour

The trust managing Shropshire’s main hospitals is paying some doctors more than £100 an hour to avoid A&E closures, its chief executive has said. Last week, the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust called off plans to shut Telford’s emergency unit overnight. It said enough staff had been recruited to ensure safe staffing levels and thanked… Read More »

Male Doctors, Female Consultants, and Clinical Trials Mess with My Space Junk (A Nod to Andrew Marvell)

I had an interesting…no let’s call it revealing…a revealing experience a few years ago and again a few months ago about two weeks after my wife Dianne and I returned from Spain. Let us now splice baby, splice. Most of us are aware that fitness, and the visual allure of something resembling perfection, morphed into… Read More »