My final choice: speaking truth to power

Fiona Godlee’s ‘final choice‘, after 17 years as the BMJ’s Editor-in-Chief, was to remind the healthcare and scientific community how important it is to speak truth to power. Fiona Godlee … Continue reading My final choice: speaking truth to power

The “two cultures”

Robert Whelan, May 2009:  “Fifty years on, CP Snow’s ‘Two Cultures’ are united in desperation In a famous lecture 50 years ago, CP Snow warned that science and arts were … Continue reading The “two cultures”

Tackling overprescribing

This Editorial features in the current BMJ. It is worth reading in full. It begins with this headline: ‘LONG OVERDUE WITH A LOT TO DO” In the previous post I … Continue reading Tackling overprescribing

‘When organisations’ behaviours betray their value statements’

This perspective was shared in the latest BMJ and begins: The author then shares a worry: The author goes on to remind us that many of the chronic difficulties encountered … Continue reading ‘When organisations’ behaviours betray their value statements’