“Perceived”

Presented with uncertain symptoms the doctor, a diligent scientist, checked every bit of data that had ever been established: evidence-based and randomised controlled. This empathic doctor [a natural worrier] re-checked … Continue reading “Perceived”

COMPETING INTERESTS

This BMJ Feature article on Competing Interests was published on the 6th January 2021 and can be read in full here. In 2013 I raised a petition with the Scottish … Continue reading COMPETING INTERESTS

‘Speaking truth to power’

This week’s BMJ begins with the Editor’s perspective of the importance of ‘speaking truth to power’. This can be read in full here [and copied below]. It may always be … Continue reading ‘Speaking truth to power’

messages

I resigned from NHS Forth Valley  6 years ago. This was a most difficult decision for me to take. I had worked as a Consultant in older adults in Clackmannanshire … Continue reading messages