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Nishat Siddiqi

Nishat Siddiqi is a consultant cardiologist based in South Wales.

The NHS Burnout Epidemic

The exodus of burnt-out staff from the NHS isn’t an inevitable result of working in medicine – it’s the result of working in a service intentionally underfunded and under-resourced by a government hellbent on breaking it.

It Didn’t Have to Be This Way

One year ago today, Britain entered lockdown after days of prevarication and delay – it would set the stage for a government response which was catastrophically inadequate, and contributed to over 125,000 deaths.

Shifting the Blame

As Britain’s Covid death toll exceeds 100,000, the government has set out to blame the public – but from the very beginning its recklessness, ineptitude and cronyism have paved the way for this tragedy.