Key opinion leaders and Industry: Snakes, ladders and Monopoly

Dr Margaret McCartney in her recent ‘No Holds Barred” perspective set this challenge: “Here’s a game: try and find a doctor’s conflicts of interest. Set a timer, and give yourself … Continue reading Key opinion leaders and Industry: Snakes, ladders and Monopoly

Early detection of dementia: RCPsych result

“This House supports the early detection of dementia” Following on from my previous post which outlined my opposing argument, I can now share the result of this RCPsych debate: The … Continue reading Early detection of dementia: RCPsych result

“This House supports the early detection of dementia”

This debate was part of  the Northern and Yorkshire Autumn Conference of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and was held in Durham, on Friday 26th September 2014. The motion was … Continue reading “This House supports the early detection of dementia”

PART II: Dementia: who is in the “driving seat”?

INTRODUCTION: In Part II of my review of dementia I am going to offer my personal “journey” through policy developments in the UK over the year past. To help you … Continue reading PART II: Dementia: who is in the “driving seat”?

Over-diagnosis: ageing and memory changes

Submission to BMJ rapid-responses, 14 September 2013 by Dr Peter J. Gordon I congratulate the authors (1) for presenting what has for far too long been missing in “consensus” discussions … Continue reading Over-diagnosis: ageing and memory changes

In another light: brain imaging

Practice: Rational Imaging: Suspected early dementia Published 20 September 2011, In Another Light (part I) 27th September 2011 By Dr Peter & Dr Sian Gordon Because we are not radiologists … Continue reading In another light: brain imaging