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Women are acceptable collateral damage in the junior contract dispute

Women are acceptable collateral damage in the junior contract dispute

Dr Oscar To Staff writer The Department of Health has released the revised junior doctor contract due to be imposed this summer. Alongside it is an equality analysis that has deemed that ‘Any indirect adverse effect on women is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim’ in specific reference to maternity leave and those with responsibilites as carers. These concerns […]

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Terrorism is not a Muslim problem

Terrorism is not a Muslim problem

Oscar To   Our great leader Prime Minister David Cameron recently gave a speech after it became clear that more people have defected from civilised modern Britain to join the Islamic state. His speech opened with how we need to stop blaming the state for failing and primarily focused on how Muslim communities need to, “Instead of endlessly pointing the […]

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Who needs hard work? Doctors are simply better people

Who needs hard work? Doctors are simply better people

Oscar To   A question that many people ponder in their lives is how did they get where they are today? Did a decision irreversibly change the entire course of their life? What if they swiped right on Tinder? What if they didn’t vomit all other that attractive person when they were really drunk the other night? What if I […]

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Yes I’m biased, but aren’t we all?

Yes I’m biased, but aren’t we all?

Oscar To   With three weeks to go until the general election, it is inevitable that people engage in politics slightly more often than they normally do. For many, this will be to make comments on Facebook in regards to rather bland disagreement with everything written. Recently, I underwent an accusation of being ‘brainwashed by Labour’. Now, considering that I […]

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What does it mean to be a hospital chaplain? An interview with Fr Peter Harries, OP

What does it mean to be a hospital chaplain? An interview with Fr Peter Harries, OP

In the increasingly secular world, it seems strange to have a hospital chaplaincy. Why do we need one? Do they do anything useful for the patients in hospital? In an attempt to try and answer these questions, we interviewed Fr Peter Harries, the Lead Chaplain at University College London Hospital (UCLH). The chaplaincy is located next to the hospital’s busy […]

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Out on the Wards

Out on the Wards

[box]Tom Swaine considers the difficulties that some LGBTQ students encounter on the wards [/box] Coming out is an odd experience; as much as it is portrayed as this key, dramatic, singular event in your life, the truth is the exact opposite. Not in the sense that is isn’t a key turning point in your life (it is), nor because it […]

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St George’s introduces new ‘Religion & Belief Code of Practice’

St George’s introduces new ‘Religion & Belief Code of Practice’

[box]Kea Orver reports on St George’s new guidelines for student bodies and NHS trusts[/box] There is great conflict between maintaining healthcare standards and religious practise when working in the medical profession. Whether this relates to differing health behaviours or medical ethics, the friction between religion and medicine is a well publicised debate. However at St George’s University, a new ‘Religion […]

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