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Editorial: This post by Johanna Ryan is one of several that will pick up on the Fake News theme. But we also want anyone who has PPI stories to get in touch. And to pick up Dee Mangin’s legacy prescribing issue, do PPIs lead to SSRI use or is it the other way around? There […]
Editorial Note: The photograph is of Matt Hancock, England’s Health Secretary. The photograph below is of Guido Rasi, the director of EMA. The title echoes a famous British TV program – Hancock’s Half Hour, which over 50 years ago was must watch comedy on the BBC. This letter was emailed and posted yesterday. There is […]
There is no intention in this piece to cause offence. But there seems to be no point in being anything other than blunt. Two thousand years ago, Aristotle could argue that politics should be moral – that we should govern the polis in a manner that fostered virtue in its citizens. There wasn’t then the […]
Last week a seminar on dependence on and withdrawal from antidepressants took place in the Welsh Senedd, overlooking Cardiff Bay. It was the initiative of and organised by Aled Jones of Prescription Drug Awareness, Support and Treatment, under the auspices of Mark Drakeford – the First Minister. The Senedd building was a stunning setting for […]
Lawyer Needed For a job that will offer no pay. The case will be in the family courts and involves a divorce petition but its not clear that the lawyer needs to have any family law experience as this will be like no prior family law case. A number of posts on RxISK and davidhealy.org […]