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Health: December 2012 Archives

Monitoring healthcare staff

A growing number of hospitals say patients and their families are secretly recording doctors and nurses while they work. Some say it's a symptom of the breakdown of trust between patients and their physicians.

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Hospital protocol

Australian DJs have apologized after a nurse who took their prank call reportedly committed suicide. House doctor Brian Goldman thinks the hospital needs to take a hard look at how it deals with patient confidentiality.

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Royal morning sickness

The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital today, suffering from acute morning sickness. Her condition is called hyperemesis gravidarum. Our house doctor Brian Goldman explains.

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