A letter that the Scottish Parliament felt unable to publish

With careful thought, and backed with full supporting evidence,  I sent the following letter of the 2nd February 2016 to support my petition for a Sunshine Act for Scotland. The Senior Clerk … Continue reading A letter that the Scottish Parliament felt unable to publish

“Unprofessional”

My view is that we all have conflicts of interest. Science however cannot ignore financial conflicts of interest. The above was a recent statement by the Scottish Government in response … Continue reading “Unprofessional”

NHS Forth Valley – Hospitality Register 2013/2014

As petitioner for the Sunshine Act I undertook Freedom of Information Requests to all 22 NHS Boards in Scotland to establish if Boards had  Registers of Interest for ALL staff. … Continue reading NHS Forth Valley – Hospitality Register 2013/2014

“Believe me, that is not the way to get things done”

This post is about medical education in NHS healthcare: this is called “Continuing Professional Development” (“CPD”). In this post I will explore the current relationship between medical education with commerce. … Continue reading “Believe me, that is not the way to get things done”