Sarah Johnson

Journalist covering healthcare and social affairs

Senior commissioning editor at the Guardian. Her work was highly commended in the website of the year category at the Medical Journalists' Association Awards 2016. Used to work as a journalist in Vietnam.


The Guardian

the Guardian
EU workers in the NHS: 'I've faced racial abuse and will head home'

On 23 June 2016, the British public voted to leave the European Union, plunging the UK and its public services into uncertainty. Nearly 55,000 of the 1.2 million staff in the English NHS are citizens of other EU countries, according to figures (pdf) from the Health and Social Care Information Centre.

the Guardian
Four in five NHS staff thought about leaving

Four out of five healthcare workers have considered leaving their job in the NHS, and an overwhelming majority (84%) of those have thought about it more in the past year, a Guardian survey has found.

the Guardian
Ed Patrick is a junior doctor who's finding the funny side | Sarah Johnson

One of Ed Patrick's biggest fears as a doctor is doing a rectal exam on a patient. It's not just the process that fills him with dread - he gets anxious when he reads medical notes and there are signs, like if someone is passing blood, that the invasive procedure needs to be done.

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