- Be sure to read @AllysonPollock's Open Letter To Jeremy Hunt On The 69th Anniversary Of The NHS huffingtonpost.co.uk/allyson-polloc… via @HuffPostUKPol 3 weeks ago
- Read @NeilVickers2’s review of Jonathan Sklar’s ”Balint Matters" for @MedHums_BMJ here: go.shr.lc/2tMaHcR 1 month ago
- Read @NeilVickers2 “Confessions of a medical humanist” on the King’s English website: blogs.kcl.ac.uk/english/2017/0… 2 months ago
Monthly Archives: October 2010
In a report published yesterday the use of Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) was scrutinised for the first time by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the regulatory body charged with (among other things) overseeing the implementation of the Mental Health Act. … Continue reading
All screening programmes do harm. Some do good as well. What about breast cancer screening programmes?
A few weeks ago I attended the European Society of Medical Oncology conference in Milano. One of the sessions was dedicated to the pros and cons of breast cancer screening. Karsten Jørgensen, of the Nordic Cochrane Center in Copenhagen, played … Continue reading