More than a year on . . .

More than a year on and Scotland still has no Patient Safety Commissioner [as reported in The Sunday Post, 2 May 2022]: The Scottish Government is always keen to present … Continue reading More than a year on . . .

Tackling overprescribing

This Editorial features in the current BMJ. It is worth reading in full. It begins with this headline: ‘LONG OVERDUE WITH A LOT TO DO” In the previous post I … Continue reading Tackling overprescribing

Mapping conflict of interests

The following original research, which maps conflicts of interest, has been published in the current BMJ. It reveals that industry is FLOURISHING in the ‘healthcare ecosystem’ and concludes that: “Policies … Continue reading Mapping conflict of interests

intend

When Nicola Sturgeon became First Minister of Scotland she said: “I intend that we will be an open and accessible Government” (26 November 2014) I was reminded of this “intention” … Continue reading intend