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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

My retirement

I have been considering, for some time now, whether I should continue doing what I do in terms of what some refer to as ‘activism’. My interest is in ethics, … Continue reading My retirement

Protected: “Our focus on this occasion is drugs”

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Protected: Wolves in the woodland

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‘A warning to the NHS: don’t let big pharma loose on policy’

What follows are a few extracts from this article in today’s Observer by Chris McGreal:

The road, not the signs

Today I travelled through to Edinburgh to meet with someone who had a professional interest in my medical writings. The above poem, inscribed in steel is to be found by … Continue reading The road, not the signs

Protected: The Royal Society of Medicine and sponsored medical education (an update)

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Protected: ‘The medical untouchables’

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Were we asleep at the wheel?

At the beginning of June 2008 I sent an e-mail to Dr Leon Eisenberg, a former child psychiatrist, and a man of philosophy and science: Dr Eisenberg was then 89 … Continue reading Were we asleep at the wheel?