Physician, heal thyself?

For a while now The Guardian has been running a blog entitled Views from the NHS frontline in which a range of health professionals comment upon their experiences of working in the NHS.  What’s quite telling is that a significant number of these articles relate to the mental health problems …

Barclays: a failure of culture?

In the aftermath of the revelations about Barclays and the rigging of interest rates (and the fact that many more banks are probably in the firing line), once again the subject of culture has become very topical.   Lord Myners, the former City minister, talked about a ‘complete cultural failure’.  Many …

Shattered dreams

The current economic crisis seems to be showing no signs of abating.  As I write this the Greeks are about to go to the polls for the second time within a month and it’s quite possible they will return a left wing government that will reject the austerity measures demanded …