Jane Bates rails against the trend to identify patients by their NHS digits.
Those who blame others for their mistakes should not be allowed to get away with it, says Jane Bates.
Jane Bates ponders nurses' esoteric lingo.
Let's hope common sense prevails going forward after Brexit, says Jane Bates.
From infection control risk to undermining patient confidentiality, fans have no place in hospitals, says Jane Bates.
Booking appointments in the NHS can be confusing and irrational, says Jane Bates.
In praise of an ophthalmologist who pioneered intraocular lens surgery for cataracts.
Jane Bates outlines how she streamlined her practice
We should not be afraid to ask questions when learning, says Jane Bates.
Patients may die alone because of understaffing in hospitals
Jane Bates questions the authenticity of reality television.
The nurse’s art is a subtle one, says Jane Bates.
Jane Bates reflects on others’ consideration.
Beware of vanity ‘cures’, says Jane Bates.
Pain pretenders beware, warns Jane Bates.
Jane Bates on the fallout from good intentions.
Jane Bates on the patient backlog in her specialty.
On reflection, Jane Bates is lucky to have made it.