Measuring what matters to patients
The cost of intraocular lenses used by Orbis seems exorbitant
John David Thornhill
Statin side effects are strongest predictor of inadequate cholesterol control, study shows
David Howel Bayton
Bob Berrington
Vera Alma Sullivan
Asking older people two simple questions accurately detects depression risk, study finds
Irrational numbers in surgical training
Hans Rosling
Perianal abscess
Reply from Orbis to Watts and other rapid responders
Douglas B Brewer
Gavin Beddie Taylor
Politicians will be “colluding” in unsafe care if they block NHS plans, says King's Fund chief
Margaret McCartney: We can save billions without cutting care
Friends and colleagues remember Hans Rosling
Sixty seconds on … the full course
Maintenance programme could help people keep weight off, research finds
Skype programme is effective for people with chronic knee pain
Low intensity pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) for bone healing: a clinical practice guideline
Off-label indications for antidepressants in primary care: descriptive study of prescriptions from an indication based electronic prescribing system
Alan Boyd: Happiest flying kites
Is the United States Preventive Services Task Force still a voice of caution?
Time for the UK to commit to tackling child obesity
Off-label prescribing of antidepressants
Testosterone increases coronary artery plaque in older men but helps anaemia and bone density
Foundation programme will have unfilled places this year
Handing NHS data to the Home Office
Professionals should act on instincts if they suspect child abuse, NICE says
Be “less precious” about training, royal colleges are told
Support swells across UK in day of action for migrant workers
NHS recruitment from Europe is already falling because of Brexit, MPs are told
Excessive dynamic airway collapse
Unequal pupils and ptosis
Abnormality in a fetus on ultrasound
Atrial fibrillation stroke worse in women … and other stories
Trump's mental health, gun laws, and health insurance
Collaborative care with behavioural activation cuts depressive symptoms in older people, study finds
Seven days in medicine: 15-21 February 2017
Our commitment is to patient partnership
The scandal of generic drug pricing: drug regulation policies need review
Non-thoracic MRI does not cause problems with pacemakers or implantable defibrillators, study finds
Locums earn more but have extra charges and fewer opportunities
Four in 10 European doctors may leave UK after Brexit vote, BMA survey finds
Junior doctor reinstated after suspension for fabricating research data
Appeal Court overturns first case based on ruling that patients have right to information on treatment options
NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme is vital but criteria need reviewing
Texas neurosurgeon gets life in prison for deliberately injuring patient
NHS England deputy medical director is arrested on suspicion of voyeurism
Is there a need for new diabetes prevention trials?
Engaging doctors in management: the need to start early
Investigating avoidable patient deaths
Five years of specialised early intervention versus two years of specialised early intervention followed by three years of standard treatment for patients with a first episode psychosis: randomised, superiority, parallel group trial in Denmark (OPUS II)
How to prevent the microvascular complications of type 2 diabetes beyond glucose control
Sustained enjoyment of life and mortality at older ages: analysis of the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
Festive flu delay … and other stories
An endorsement of PCSK9 inhibitors funded by … their manufacturers
Pauline Bittiner
Robert Archibald Buchanan
Ronald Frank Fletcher
Thomas Laurence Moody
Sisir Kumar Roy
NHS trusts face £900m deficit amid winter pressure
Kenneth Michael Mackenzie
One-off sigmoidoscopy screening cuts bowel cancer risk for 17 years, UK study finds
All patients with colorectal cancer should be tested for genetic condition, NICE advises