Medical errors: a common problem : It is time to get serious about them
New approach to the consultant contract : This offers a clearer relation between workload and reward
Using clinical evidence : Having the evidence in your hand is just a start—but a good one
Higher dose inhaled corticosteroids in childhood asthma : What we do doesn't work and what we don't do does
Controlling infection in British nursing homes : It is time for a national strategy
BMA may seek legal challenge over curbs on private practice
In brief
UK sets up fund to improve child health in Commonwealth
Professor faces GMC for failure to prevent and report fraud
New UK guidance on resuscitation calls for open decision making
Dutch GP found guilty of murder faces no penalty
Vaccine against cervical cancer virus passes phase I trials
UK child poverty falls by a third
UK seeks to prevent 50000 winter deaths from “fuel poverty”
Women take top four jobs in health and social care in Wales
Protein can predict survival from breast cancer
Xenotransplantation unlikely to reduce organ shortage in near future
Israeli doctors may now use cadavers for training purposes
Catalans push for therapeutic use of cannabis
Breast feeding safer than mixed feeding for babies of HIV mothers
Increases in life expectancy likely to be smaller in future
Bush's initiative could help groups that promote faith healing
Cross sectional study of young people's awareness of and involvement with tobacco marketing
Adverse events in British hospitals: preliminary retrospective record review
Involving consumers in designing, conducting, and interpreting randomised controlled trials: questionnaire survey
Management of menorrhagia: an audit of practices in the Anglia menorrhagia education study
Violence by clients towards female prostitutes in different work settings: questionnaire survey
Lipid concentrations and the use of lipid lowering drugs: evidence from a national cross sectional survey
Freedom of press
Women's understanding of a “normal smear test result”: experimental questionnaire based study
The surgical treatment of migraine
Just in time information for clinicians: a questionnaire evaluation of the ATTRACT project
Publishing raw data and real time statistical analysis on e-journals
Blood pressure measuring devices: recommendations of the European Society of Hypertension
Importance of compassion
Liver abscesses and hydatid disease
Live and let live
Reforming the contract of UK consultants
Commentary: To increase consultants' activity should not be the main aim
Health needs of asylum seekers and refugees
Not again! : Designing safer medical devices requires financial and political support
Not again! : Erroneous intrathecal injection results from a problem with protocols
Not again! : National guidelines are urgently needed
Not again! : Only ocular treatments should be packaged like eye drops . . .
Not again! : . . . and packaging of lignocaine must be changed
Not again! : Patients must be properly informed to agree to or decline treatment
Data protection and patients' consent : Informed consent should be sought before data are used by registries
Data protection and patients' consent : GMC is greater threat to research than the act
Data protection and patients' consent : New Zealand model of consent offers solution
Safeguards for research using large scale DNA collections : Study will not be started before suitable arrangements are in place
Safeguards for research using large scale DNA collections : Educational initiatives are essential for success of population genetic studies
Mortality in joggers : Healthy jogger effect might explain differences in mortality
Mortality in joggers : Benefits are seen in previously sedentary individuals who start exercising regularly
Mortality in joggers : Authors' reply
Accuracy of ATLS guidelines for predicting systolic blood pressure : Authors' core assertion was wrong
Accuracy of ATLS guidelines for predicting systolic blood pressure : No one relies on pulse checks alone for subsequent clinical decision making
Accuracy of ATLS guidelines for predicting systolic blood pressure : Earlier dogma seems to have been dropped now
Accuracy of ATLS guidelines for predicting systolic blood pressure : Author's reply
Severity of overdose after restriction of paracetamol availability : Study's results conflict with those of other papers
Severity of overdose after restriction of paracetamol availability : Restriction has not reduced admissions with self poisoning
Severity of overdose after restriction of paracetamol availability : Why hasn't strategy for minimising paracetamol poisoning been enacted?
Guidelines for prevention of falls in people aged over 65 : Guidelines should state that assessment of vision is important
Guidelines for prevention of falls in people aged over 65 : Health improvement plans must incorporate falls and osteoporosis strategies
Unicef is crucial in promoting and supporting breast feeding
Evidence and belief in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder : Narrow focus of editorial was disappointing
Evidence and belief in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder : Reintroduction of methylphenidate in Italy needs careful monitoring
Twins and asthma : Difference in admission rates may be due to other factors
Twins and asthma : Author's reply
Eradicating Helicobacter pylori in non-ulcer dyspepsia may not be cost effective
Tobacco industry must not dump its high nitrosamine tobacco on poor countries
Ronald Canney
John (Jack) Douglas Davies
Edward Mervyn Evans
Colin McLaren Maddox
Ernst Philipp
Jacob Shapiro
Eric Charles Till
Leon J Warshaw
Arthur Whitewright
Stanley Fausst Yolles
John Woolley
Privacy and Confidentiality in Mental Health Care
Tackling Inequalities: Where are we now and what can be done?
Patient Care in Neurology
Some Mother's Daughter: the Hidden Movement of Prostitute Women Against Violence
Blunders will never cease : How the media report medical errors
Blunders will never cease : A risky business
Empowering consumers
How the Atlantic barons learnt teamwork
How to be a health secretary
Minerva