Posts Tagged ‘Noctors’

Should the consultants of yesteryear apologise for the rise of the noctor?

Since I retired, I tend to keep away from debate on current medical issues, since I’m no longer in a position to be directly involved (except as a patien...

Apparently doctors might have a useful purpose…

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the last few weeks have seen a number of reports in the medical and lay media that seem to be leading to a rather s...

“Nurses are already as important as doctors”

So, all nurses are going to have a degree now. How depressing. The ability of the nursing hierarchy to destroy all that is good about their own profession ...

Nursing to become degree entry from 2013

Anyone who wishes to become a nurse will need to have a degree within four years, in one of the biggest shake-ups of medical education in the history of th...

Paramedics may get powers to prescribe drugs

Paramedics could be given greater powers to dispense drugs under an initiative to redesign emergency services and keep patients at home. The change was ...

Hospital ‘noctors’ seeing up to half of GP referrals

As many as half of specialists taking referrals from GPs at some hospitals are not medically qualified, an investigation reveals. Findings from 65 NHS t...