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Saturday 19th May 2018

Think of healthcare is an ecosystem, not a machine

Complexity science offers ways to change our collective mindset about healthcare systems, enabling us to improve performance that is otherwise stagnant, argues Jeffrey Braithwaite, professor of health systems research and president elect of the International Society for Quality in Health Care. Read the full...

Friday 18th May 2018

David Bell

bmj;361/may18_5/k2168/FAF1faDavid Bell was the son of missionaries and was brought up in Maua, Kenya. He was educated by his mother; then at Merchant Taylors’ School in Northwood. Like his father, he...

Subtle skin changes that suggest severe disease

A 53 year old woman presented to the dermatology department with insect bites to the dorsum of the hands. On examination, yellow skin lesions were found on both sides of her neck (fig 1). The...

Donald Eccleston

bmj;361/may18_6/k2054/FAF1faDonald Eccleston (“Don”) was one of the first to elaborate a hypothesis of depression that argued for a role of monoamines, particularly 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT), in the...

James Lechler Duck

bmj;361/may18_7/k2058/FAF1faJames Lechler Duck (“Jim”) embraced each day with enthusiasm and his love of life. After completing his house jobs in Bristol he moved to Castle Douglas in Dumfries and...

Geoffrey Francis Norris

bmj;361/may18_8/k2060/FAF1faGeoffrey Francis Norris (“Geoff”) was born to Frank and Hilda Norris in Cardiff on 20 October 1934. His early life was spent in Cardiff and Porthcawl, south Wales. He...

Helen Mary Godwin

bmj;361/may18_9/k2068/FAF1faStraight out of school, Helen Mary Godwin served in the Women's Royal Naval Service during the second world war. In 1947 she was part of the first intake of female medical...

Qudratulla Omar Khan

Qudratulla Omar Khan’s legacy is his unparalleled service to this patients and fellow humans. Colleagues and family describe his cheery smile and commitment to improving the wellbeing of the people...

Footballer’s knee . . . and other stories

Occupational hazards of professional footballersThe prevalence of knee pain and radiographic evidence of osteoarthritis is two to three times higher among retired professional footballers than in the...

Junior doctor wins legal protection for all trainees who report safety concerns

Health Education England has conceded that it is an employer of postgraduate medical trainees and that junior doctors who raise concerns in the public interest are protected by statutory law.The...

The NHS at 70: letting the excellent be the enemy of the good

Appleby and Abbasi question the future of the NHS.1 After working as a doctor for the NHS from age 23 to 57 (31 years as a general practitioner and 15 years as a hospital specialist), I have come to...

Severe osteoporosis and stridor

An 88 year old woman presented with progressive stridor, dysphonia, and dysphagia. She had severe osteoporosis, with loss of height and thoracic kyphosis. Fibreoptic laryngoscopy showed a right vocal...

Thursday 17th May 2018

Changing how we think about healthcare improvement

For all the talk about quality healthcare, systems performance has frozen in time. Only 50-60% of care has been delivered in line with level 1 evidence or consensus based guidelines for at least a...

UK is taken to court for failing to tackle air pollution

The European Commission is taking the UK, Germany, and France to the European Court of Justice for failing to meet EU limits on nitrogen dioxide. Italy, Romania, and Hungary have also been referred...

Effectiveness of text message based, diabetes self management support programme (SMS4BG): two arm, parallel randomised controlled trial

AbstractObjectiveTo determine the effectiveness of a theoretically based and individually tailored, text message based, diabetes self management support intervention (SMS4BG) in adults with poorly...

Harry Antoniades: researcher who saw liver disease as “a burning problem”

bmj;361/may17_17/k2165/FAF1faCredit: Rebecca BowenFor Harry Antoniades, a doctor with exceptional ability and drive, liver disease was “a burning problem.” He took a “bench to bedside” approach to...

Experimental vaccine ready for use in Congo’s Ebola outbreak

An experimental vaccine that arrived too late to stem the 2014 Ebola outbreak could be used within hours in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom...

Seven days in medicine: 9-15 May 2018

MeaslesEngland sees 440 cases this yearPublic Health England advised the public to ensure that they have had two doses of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine after 440 laboratory confirmed...

Should patients with ductal carcinoma in situ be treated with adjuvant whole breast radiotherapy after breast conservation surgery?

What you need to knowWomen with ductal carcinoma in situ are usually offered breast conserving surgery (BCS), often followed by whole breast radiotherapy (WBRT).WBRT reduces ipsilateral breast events...

Hospitals as places of sanctuary

Migration has become one of the greatest challenges of the early 21st century. The British and American governments have intensified efforts to find and deport people believed to be in the country...

Over 1500 visa applications from doctors blocked in four months

Over 1500 visa applications from doctors wanting to work in the UK were refused over a four month period, figures gathered by the Campaign for Science and Engineering show.1The results of a freedom...

Ivacaftor for cystic fibrosis

What you need to knowIvacaftor addresses the underlying basic defect in cystic fibrosis and is licensed for use in patients with specific gating mutationsIvacaftor is prescribed through accredited...

Sixty seconds on . . . the daily mile

What’s that?It was invented by a Scottish headteacher, Elaine Wyllie, who in 2012 had the idea that it would be good for the children in her primary school to run or walk a mile a day at their own...

TIDieR-PHP: a reporting guideline for population health and policy interventions

Summary pointsInadequate descriptions of interventions are a source of waste in health researchExisting reporting guidelines do not adequately describe key characteristics of population health and...

NHS’s botched outsourcing of primary care support services put patients at risk, says watchdog

NHS England and the private firm Capita failed to recognise the risks in outsourcing primary care support services and potentially put patients at risk of serious harm, a damning report by the...


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