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

“It is hard to imagine”?

The Prime Minister’s adviser on ministerial standards, Sir Alex Allan, resigned at the end of last week: This was after the Prime Minister continued to express his full confidence in the … Continue reading “It is hard to imagine”?

“Trickles down from the upper echelons”

I read this letter by Dr William Durward, a retired NHS Scotland Consultant with interest. It was published in the Herald, 7 November 2018, and was written in response to … Continue reading “Trickles down from the upper echelons”