I was born in Edinburgh: It was by accident that I learned that this “consensus” has been “operationalised” across the NHS. This small group consensus needs to explain how … Continue reading The ‘Edinburgh Consensus’
On the 12th August 2017 I sent the following letter to Shona Robison, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport for the Scottish Government: Dear Cabinet Secretary for Health and … Continue reading What is “realistic” in terms of public expectation?
The following is a recent opinion piece by Dr Des Spence published in the British Journal of General Practice. I had been lined up to do the media interviews on … Continue reading ‘The medical untouchables’
This BMJ Editorial of the 30th June 2017 has had a number of responses: The Editorial was a consideration of Academy of Medical Sciences report ‘Enhancing the use of scientific evidence … Continue reading Unrealistic Medicine