Telemedicine- the future of healthcare?

It pains me to think that in this day and age much of the developing world still does not have access to quality healthcare. Not only are costs skyrocketing, but there is also a worrying shortage of physicians – so what is the answer? How can we ensure that everyone...

Junior Doctors Threaten to Strike

Are they serious? OK, so doctors have threatened to strike – are they going to actually follow through with this threat? Before they came up with this idea did they spare a thought for the Hippocratic oath? Or maybe they just didn’t take their vow seriously…   I...

What’s Going On?

  One of my all-time favourite songs is the Marvin Gaye classic, ‘What’s Going On’. This song was released in 1971, but now, in 2015 the sentiment couldn’t be more relevant. The first two verses go something like this:   “Mother, Mother, there’s too many of...

The Rooney Rule

The Rooney Rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers’ owner, Dan Rooney, is a rule which requires every National Football League (NFL) team to interview at least one minority candidate for the Head Coach position once there is a vacancy. This was a huge leap in the fight...

Back to Black

What an amazing accomplishment by the All Blacks last week. I don’t profess to know all the rules of rugby, but what I do know is that it is a fantastic game. A ball being moved forwards whilst being passed backwards, coupled with the immense strength and physicality...