Having a fall: what’s right and what’s wrong in the NHS

Some people fall over: others have a fall. There's an important difference. When you're young, you fall over, and you get up. Nobody makes much of a fuss. Life resumes immediately after a few moments of interruption. When you're older, however, you have a fall. This can be devastating. My father had a fall, broke… Continue reading Having a fall: what’s right and what’s wrong in the NHS

Working the 100-hour week

Academic twitter has been in a bit of a tizzy in the last few days. Mary Beard, who has over 240,000 followers, tweeted "Can I ask academics of any level of seniority how many hours a week they reckon they work. My current estimate is over 100. I am a mug. But what is the… Continue reading Working the 100-hour week