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.

“The King of DLB research”

On social media a picture of the personalised number plate of Professor Ian McKeith along with these words: “Just given a talk in Newcastle and Ian McKeith ran me back … Continue reading “The King of DLB research”

‘No Holds Barred’

This is the last “No Holds Barred” column by Dr Margaret McCartney: Screening is only for people with no symptoms. If you have symptoms it’s not screening. Screening is often … Continue reading ‘No Holds Barred’

How much is too much medicine?

I do hope that Scotland’s Realistic Medicine campaign will consider all the points raised by Dr Louisa Polak in this letter to the BMJ: