What your doctor is thinking when they say, 'I’m afraid I have some bad news'

Morgan Pantuck

Doctors have turned to scientific studies for guidance on talking with patients, but the results have largely left them guessing.

Discovery gets up doctors’ noses

Lynley Donnelly  

Surgical specialists are concerned that day hospitals won’t suit their own or patients’ needs

Black students in medical schools: Is there a problem?

Our Mia Malan speaks to Laura Lopez Gonzalez about the recent allegations of racism at Wits Medical School.

​A dying breath of fresh air

Rosemund Handler

A hard-hitting film raises serious ethical questions about keeping a patient alive at all costs.

Curing a sick system: Doctors and nurses must speak out for patients and themselves

Samantha Khan-Gillmore

Medicine shouldn’t be the only thing on the books at our medical schools. Here are some tips for healthcare workers to handle abuse.