‘Exposing a transparency crisis’

This feature investigation by Paul Thacker is published in this week’s BMJ. The article is open-access and can be read here. Sunshine legislation would help address this issue. Baroness Cumberlege, … Continue reading ‘Exposing a transparency crisis’

When the medical profession shuts down

The following response, by Dr Rita Pal, was published online by the BMJ in 2001. In the 20 years that have passed, including the rise of social media, has the … Continue reading When the medical profession shuts down

COMPETING INTERESTS

This BMJ Feature article on Competing Interests was published on the 6th January 2021 and can be read in full here. In 2013 I raised a petition with the Scottish … Continue reading COMPETING INTERESTS

‘Speaking truth to power’

This week’s BMJ begins with the Editor’s perspective of the importance of ‘speaking truth to power’. This can be read in full here [and copied below]. It may always be … Continue reading ‘Speaking truth to power’