Business is booming [favouring the narrative controllers]

The porter’s bell is ringing: A fictional BMJ cover: The Narrative Controllers:

“If they stopped listening to industry”

Recently, Dr Helen Salisbury, shared in her BMJ perspective some personal thoughts on the influence of industry on human health [please note: Dr Salisbury was considering industry-influence at its widest … Continue reading “If they stopped listening to industry”

Based on a theory

Nearly 30 years ago the ‘Defeat Depression Campaign’ was launched. It ran for 5 years. It was sponsored by the pharmaceutical industry and was the “concerted policy” of the Royal … Continue reading Based on a theory

Medicine remains as conflicted as ever

This opinion piece by Dr Margaret McCartney was published in the BMJ on 27 May 2022. It can be accessed in full here. Medicine remains as conflicted as ever—we need … Continue reading Medicine remains as conflicted as ever