The ‘Edinburgh Consensus’

I was born in Edinburgh:   It was by accident that I learned that this “consensus” has been “operationalised” across the NHS.   This  small group consensus needs to explain how … Continue reading The ‘Edinburgh Consensus’

Continuing Medical “Education”

To be revalidated by the General Medical Council all UK doctors have to evidence participation in Continuing Medical Education (CME). This is based upon an accredited system of Continuing Professional … Continue reading Continuing Medical “Education”

“This most unusual request”

In August 2013 I read an article published in the BMJ which was entitled “Three quarters of guideline panellists have ties to the drug industry”. I have petitioned the Scottish … Continue reading “This most unusual request”