Tackling overprescribing

This Editorial features in the current BMJ. It is worth reading in full. It begins with this headline: ‘LONG OVERDUE WITH A LOT TO DO” In the previous post I … Continue reading Tackling overprescribing

Pulverising Mill

In 1777 Dr Stephen Hempsted had his new invention patented. His ‘Pulverising Mill’ was designed to replace mortar and pestles for preparing medicines. A new industrial age had begun and … Continue reading Pulverising Mill

CHEMIST and DRUGGIST [heard the whisper?]

Featuring old front covers of this weekly journal. The film closes with out-takes from Corridors of Power by C P Snow. Music Credit: A cover of ‘No Surprises’ by Regina … Continue reading CHEMIST and DRUGGIST [heard the whisper?]