8,730: A Shortage of Doctors and Odious Numbers

8,730: A Shortage of Doctors and Odious Numbers

We don’t have enough doctors in the UK: we’re about 12,000 short of where we (apparently) should be. In 2019, 8,730 students graduated with a medical degree in the UK. There is a cap on the number as the training is subsidised by the government and also the students...
Number 30: Coprime Numbers,  Crete and Food Shows

Number 30: Coprime Numbers, Crete and Food Shows

A couple of weeks ago I went to the BBC Good Food Show at Birmingham NEC with my husband, Howard. This was my first ever visit and I had no idea what to expect. One thing that I did expect (which didn’t happen) was that I’d buy a whole lot of food. To this end I took...