“The Law of the Few”

Malcolm Gladwell in his book ‘The Tipping Point’ describes what he terms “The Law of the Few”: namely that the influence of a few people can result in change in … Continue reading “The Law of the Few”

Stifling distortions


“All in the past”: well, no.

Seven years ago this Editorial was published in the BMJ: Eleven years ago, all NHS Chief Executives in Scotland were asked to implement and govern this Scottish Government circular: HDL 62. This … Continue reading “All in the past”: well, no.

Sunlight, tears and disinfection

“Sunlight is the best disinfectant,” a well-known quote from U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, refers to the benefits of openness and transparency. This film carries the suggestions of Dr … Continue reading Sunlight, tears and disinfection