//Features & Interviews
David S. Goodsell is an artist and Associate Professor of Molecular Biology at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California. He creates beautifully intricate and meticulously researched watercolour images of cellular environments and molecular structures in order to educate and make the often complex scientific world more accessible. PRN interviewed him to learn more about his dual roles of artist and scientist.
There are few simple answers to complex questions in medicine, yet we often expect to find them. Daniel Flecknoe, public health specialty registrar, nurse and aid worker, explores the reasons why we may be searching in vain.
"I found the first year of motherhood to be predominantly a living hell" Screenwriter Eleanor Verner's fiercely funny and brutally honest take on the emotional, physical and societal revelations of breastfeeding as a first-time mother.
Welcome to the series where we explore the colliding worlds of medicine and music, and meet the MD's turning into MC's in order to educate, entertain and spark debate. Stepping up to the mic: world famous medic and MC - ZDoggMD.
We asked some of our favourite illustrators to choose a significant breakthrough in the history of science or medicine and do what they do best - illustrate it! In the fourth of the series Grace Russell imagines Charles Darwin on the cusp of a great discovery.
Chemsex is having a bit of a moment. A bit of a being-talked-about-everywhere moment. But, what is it and why does it matter? Sexual Health Nurse Hannah McCall writes for PRN about the subject on everyone's lips.
Working as an A&E nurse Daniel Flecknoe often felt he was 'providing palliative care for societal problems' rather than searching for the cure . As a Speciality Registrar in Public Health he now has the opportunity to be part of something much bigger.
A pay-freeze, a row over safe staffing and new rules to kick thousands of nurses out of the country: it’s been a stormy summer in medical politics. Benedict Cooper reports.
An exclusive Q&A with Clive Peedell, a consultant clinical oncologist and the co-founder and co- leader of the National Health Action Party.
Welcome to our new series, where we explore the colliding worlds of medicine and music, and meet the MD's turning into MC's in order to educate, entertain and spark debate. First up: hip-hop meets Emergency Medicine with The EMC.
Mandy Meeks works as a cancer nurse at The Christie in Manchester - six years after having treatment for breast cancer at the same hospital. Mandy writes exclusively for PRN about her experience.
This exclusive dispatch from West Africa takes us inside the machine responsible for the rolling news about Ebola and uncovers some uncomfortable truths about the fear and prejudice surrounding the virus.
When Dr Laura-Jane Smith's gravely ill patient asked her "am I dying?" she told him the truth. His family felt she shouldn't have been so honest. This began a philosophical journey in an attempt to answer her own question - is it ever right to lie to a patient?
Observer writer Euan Ferguson takes us back to the day he had a stroke - and ignored it - just after his 50th birthday.
From ER to Nurse Jackie, TV critic Sarah Hughes explores the portrayal of nurses on screen and talks us through some of her favourite characters.
Writer, pianist and London's most famous Black Cab driver, Ian Beetlestone, reviews ' poet laureate of medicine' Oliver Sacks' autobiography On the Move.
Daniel Flecknoe is a Specialty Registrar for Public Health in the East Midlands and a Registered Nurse. In 2008-09 he worked as a medical team leader for Medecins Sans Frontieres in North Darfur.
A damning report in December revealed increasing levels of stress, anxiety, mental and physical health problems, and falling morale among the nursing profession. Benedict Cooper investigates this worrying trend.
If some parts of the media are to be believed, the NHS is populated by uncaring nurses. Anna Magnowska looks deeper into the root of these claims and explores how the pressures of working in the NHS can lead to burnout.
PRN explores 'Postcards of Nursing' and speaks to author and nurse, Michael Zwerdling. This beautiful book shows more than a century of nursing history depicted through postcards from around the globe.
Jed Mercurio, writer and creator of Sky 1's hit medical drama Critical, talks exclusively to PRN about his transition from doctor to showrunner.
Gavin Francis is a GP, explorer and award-winning author. In this interview, Dr Francis spoke to PRN about his book Adventures in Human Being which takes the reader on a journey through the body from a cultural, historical and personal perspective.
PRN interviews author and broadcaster Dr Kevin Fong and finds out more about his book Extremes: Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body.
Dr Richard Barnett is a medical historian, teacher, broadcaster, poet and writer. PRN spoke to him about his latest book The Sick Rose: Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration.
NHS commentator and journalist Roy Lilley spoke to PRN about Whistleblowers, his love of the NHS and the future of health care in England.
Artist Sarah Honan spoke to PRN about BLINK, her project to memorialise and honour forgotten women whose mortuary photographs she has turned into compelling portraits.
Peter Bach is a film director whose documentary Sell Off: The Privatisation of Your NHS shines a light on the dark business of privatisation in the NHS.
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