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.

More of a journey than a gateway

I have been scraping our rusty and paint-flaked garden gate. This gate dates back to 1880, the same date as our house. I wonder how many folk have opened and … Continue reading More of a journey than a gateway

INSIDE science

In this piece, published in the Scotsman, 16 February 2021, Professor Graham Watt argues why ‘science can only take us so far in medicine’: