MHRA [our Medical Watchdog]

The MHRA has failed us all. Long and weary, it has been saturated by competing financial interests. Why on earth are we not following through on the very carefully considered … Continue reading MHRA [our Medical Watchdog]

Courageous women

Dr Wael Agur, NHS surgeon, Scotland [18 July 2021]: The Editor of the Sunday Post [18 July 2021]:

‘blow that argument to smithereens’

The Sunday Herald, 3rd June 2018, had this report on its front page: The Editor of the Herald gave a careful analysis of this and concluded: Naturally, in reading this … Continue reading ‘blow that argument to smithereens’

Exposure to industry promotional activity can lead to doctors recommending worse treatments for patients

This is my BMJ Rapid Response, of the 6th January 2018 to Mike Thompson, CEO of the ABPI. [Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry] I share Mike Thompson’s disappointment in some aspects … Continue reading Exposure to industry promotional activity can lead to doctors recommending worse treatments for patients