Public Health Paper No 34.

I was an NHS doctor for more than 25 years.  Public Health Paper, No 34, published by the WHO in 1968, had more impact on my practice than any other … Continue reading Public Health Paper No 34.

Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

A few years ago I spent a week exploring Scottish gardens that had been tended by a namesake – Peter Gordon, ‘Jobbing Gardener, Forres’. I had considered that, despite having … Continue reading Outside medicine he was a keen gardener

Inside Science

In today’s Scotsman, the Inside Science column is by Stephen Lawrie, Professor of Psychiatry at Edinburgh University. It can be read here . As a native of Edinburgh and a … Continue reading Inside Science