Straight thinking
Improving outcomes in pregnancy
NHS walk-in centres
Palliative care in the community
Pathological gambling in Parkinson’s disease
Regulation of opioid prescribing
CHLAMYDIA SCREENING : Time for action on chlamydia
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE : Case for angioplasty to treat angina
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE : Case presented does not wash
TRANSPARENCY IN NICE : Construction and assumptions of models should be explicit
CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE : Data on alcohol hand rubs are equivocal
INSTITUTIONAL RACISM : What about stigma, evidence base, and consistency?
INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE : Gender neutrality is crucial
DH considers how to make NHS more independent
Benefits of IT programme are “unclear”
New approach to surgical care aims to improve recovery
Aspirin reduced risk of cancer in large US study
Three Russian doctors face trial for vaccine tests
Zimbabwean doctors call for support from doctors abroad
IN BRIEF
Health secretary sets up review of career reform plan
Woman loses final round of battle to use her frozen embryos at European court
Dutch doctors are told to wait for HPV vaccine advice
People with diabetes need more information on self care
Future of historic paintings is uncertain after closure of hospital site and their impending sale
US should ease its travel restrictions on HIV positive people, independent US think tank says
England’s new research funding system leaves some fields of psychiatry out in the cold
WHAT’S NEW IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
MTAS: WHERE ARE WE NOW?
Should you tell patients about beneficial treatments that they cannot have?
GAMBLING WITH THE NATION’S HEALTH
A better way to die
When professional opinion is not enough
Racial variation in the association between gestational age and perinatal mortality: prospective study
Fetal growth in early pregnancy and risk of delivering low birth weight infant: prospective cohort study
Impact of NHS walk-in centres on primary care access times: ecological study
Living with a smoker increases non-smokers’ mortality
Delirium in older people
Asthma
Don’t give up
LESSON OF THE WEEK: Information technology cannot guarantee patient safety
What’s in a name?
What would you do, doctor?
Home alone
Doing medicine
Where are all the blighters?
The Citadel
Living in a box
John Swanson Beck
John Brittain
Benjamin Anthony Gwynne Jenkins
Harold Ian Jory
Frank McLaren McGown
John Neilson
MINERVA