Doctor

  • Life

    These are the four signs you could be a functioning alcoholic

    According to a doctor

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Life

    Think smear tests are difficult? For some women, they’re near impossible

    We need to make this procedure inclusive for all women

    Posted by
    Hannah Price
    Published
  • Long Reads

    We asked 50 women about smear tests. The answers were unexpected

    “Who knew your cervix could move around so much and then hide at the worst possible moment?”

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Long Reads

    "I've waited 10 years for an endometriosis diagnosis. Why?"

    When will doctors finally take women's health seriously?

    Posted by
    Mattie Lacey-Davidson
    Published
  • Life

    A nurse reveals what it's really like working for the NHS

    "As much as the NHS has been slated recently, I’m so proud to work here."

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • People

    "What happened when I took an NHS mindfulness course for my depression"

    The NHS now prescribes mindfulness and meditation as a treatment for depression

    Posted by
    Alice Purkiss
    Published
  • Life

    This badass 89-year-old woman is the world’s oldest working surgeon

    “Being a doctor isn’t a profession, it’s a way of life”

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • Life

    No more intimidation: tackling anti-abortion protests outside clinics

    Stylist talks to Dispatches presenter Cathy Newman

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published
  • People

    Post from “incredibly stressed” student nurse goes viral on Facebook

    “Today, yet again like so many other times, I have broken down crying”

    Posted by
    Sarah Biddlecombe
    Published