Data from Public Health England on take-up of NHS Health Checks since responsibility for this transferred from PCTs to local authorities in April 2013 shows 598,876 NHS health checks were offered in the first quarter of 2013/14, and a total of 286,717 people received one. No figures on how many people were harmed by having unnecessary treatment, or being put on drugs they don’t need, but with serious side effects, the effect on their lives, their insurances…
Nothing Personal: Disturbing Undercurrents in Cancer Care
Used in medical education.
Includes referenced discussion sections for evidence-based practice.
- Medical Journalists' Association Open Book Award
"A landmark for the patient voice"
- Macmillan Cancer Support
"A remarkable book... essential reading for all who deal with cancer patients - health professionals, politicians, health service developers, carers and, of course, patients themselves... will surely inspire change."
- Professor Karol Sikora in his foreword.