Annabelle May

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    Give me fever


    public health:

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    Streets ahead on quality



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    Turn and turn about


    When a national sample of psychiatrists taking early retirement were asked what might have kept them in the NHS large numbers apparently replied, a change of government. Alarmed by the rising number of vacant consultant posts, a pre-election survey by the Royal College of Psychiatrists found members increasingly unhappy about ...

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    Losing the Commons touch action


    Symbolism is always important. How disappointing, then, that party managers from both sides of the Commons are said to have rejected proposals to modernise the debating chamber. Leaving aside pressing constitutional issues, parliamentary weakness and executive dominance, cramped quarters are known to encourage aggression in rats - let alone honourable ...

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    Consuming passions


    A Department of Health initiative could start a consumer revolution in healthcare research, claim its supporters. Annabelle May reports