More information on breast screening and NHS health checks from a leading GP campaigner

Patients deserve the truth: health screening can do more harm than good
The NHS fails to inform patients that health screening often leads to unnecessary and risky treatments
Posted by Margaret McCartney
Friday 3 January 2014 12.19 GMT theguardian.com

http://www.theguardian.com/science/blog/2014/jan/03/patients-truth-health-screening-harm-good

What are the harms and vested interests involved in screening programmes and NHS HEALTH CHECKS – which include payments for numbers recruited?

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About bmitzi

Medical writer, author, artist. Cancer campaigner. Aiming always to improve health services and bring compassion into health care.
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