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.
Tag Archives: truth
A recent feature in the Medical Defence Union Journal offers insight into the doctor-patient relationship from a doctor-patient. ‘The overwhelming realisation was that despite being highly qualified, intelligent and driven professionals, we often forget the simple things. The fact that … Continue reading
Breast screening, health checks and psychological tactics for GPs to encourage attendance, despite ineffectiveness and harms!
https://www.healthwatch-uk.org/images/Newsletters/Number_104.pdf If you enjoy the series ‘Yes, Minister’ you will probably love Issue 104, 2016-17 of the HealthWatch charity’s Newsletter, especially pages 6-8. Breast screening, health checks, nsaids, …what doesn’t work? In his acceptance speech, HealthWatch Award Winner Peter Gotzsche … Continue reading
This rapid response by Peter C Gotzsche, Director, Nordic Cochrane Centre, to an article in bmj about NHS Health Checks may be of interest: ‘I don’t want the truth, I want something I can tell Parliament!’ http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f5222?tab=responses Although written with … Continue reading
There is some choice reading in the bmj this week for those interested in breast screening issues, beginning with ‘Editor’s Choice – Breast screening controversy continues’ Fiona Godlee, editor, (BMJ 2013;346:f477) in which she flags up calls for more honest … Continue reading