The fight for primary care
The future of smoke-free legislation
Achieving health equity for all
Problems with performance related pay in primary care
Dealing with scientific misconduct
Direct to consumer advertising of drugs in Europe
SPOTTING THE SICK CHILD : Video clip is worth 1000 words
SPOTTING THE SICK CHILD : Face to face always
NICE BEHAVIOUR : QAlYs in the community
NICE BEHAVIOUR : Me guideline is unworkable
TIME TO DROP EPONYMS? : Curbing Medicalese is the issue
Job For Life : Satan what done it
Job For Life : Enlightenment, finally
Primary care pays only “lip service” to clinical governance, MPs say
Record investment in NHS fails to boost productivity
Genome sequence of one person is published for first time
US medical authorities are accused of failing to act over doctors in Guantanamo
Teen suicide rate rises as prescribing of SSRIs falls
Regulator gives green light to using human-animal embryos
IN BRIEF
Off-label use of erythropoietin may be harmful, doctors told
New partnership is set up to improve aid
Europe witnesses first local transmission of chikungunya fever in italy
Two thirds favour organ donation after death, but only one in 20 take steps to facilitate it
BMA calls for investigation into cost of MTAS
GPs and patients clash over premium rate phone lines
Students will no longer get free copies of BNF
Hospital closures: the great taboo
WHAT’S NEW IN THE OTHER GENERAL JOURNALS
Improving health through wealth
The blind leading the blind
Cosmetic surgery gets under Dutch skin
Alzheimer’s Society replies to Iain Chalmers
Tackling therapeutic inertia: role of treatment data in quality indicators
Changes in child exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (CHETS) study after implementation of smoke-free legislation in Scotland: national cross sectional survey
Changes in exposure of adult non-smokers to secondhand smoke after implementation of smoke-free legislation in Scotland: national cross sectional survey
Smoking in the home after the smoke-free legislation in Scotland: qualitative study
Calculate the QT interval in patients taking drugs for dementia
Adult coeliac disease
Trust me
A painful hip
The whole
The dangers of disease specific aid programmes
An inconvenient truth
Forceps at dawn
Live and let die
The Plague
No patient is an island
Alan Murray Baker
William Keith Davidson
Albert Henry Hands
Patricia Jordan (née Arnold)
Terence Frederick Seaman
Thomas Symington
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