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Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Colleagues are best source of support for doctors facing complaints, researchers find

Doctors facing a complaint have lower levels of depression and anxiety if they seek support from their colleagues, research published in BMJ Open has shown.1UK and Belgian researchers concluded that...

French surgeon is struck off after “actively disengaging from the regulatory process”

A French orthopaedic surgeon, whose registration with the General Medical Council was suspended for practising in the UK without a licence, has been struck off after he stopped responding to...

Difficult behaviour can protect patients

Discussing medical malpractice, Sokol says, “Insight can be defined as the ability to understand intellectually and emotionally why a behaviour is wrong.”1Insight cannot be defined in such a...

Chancellor’s {pound}2.8bn NHS cash pledge will not ease pressures, leaders warn

The NHS in England will receive an additional £2.8bn (€3.16bn; $3.72bn) from the government over the next two years to invest in frontline services, the chancellor of the exchequer has announced.In...

Children need single point of access to talking therapies, says children’s commissioner

Like adults, young people should have a single point of access to talking therapies, the children’s commissioner for England has said.Speaking to MPs on the House of Commons Health Committee on 21...

We need to change the culture around complaints procedures

Sokol says that lawsuits encourage “better, safer practice.”1 But litigation and complaint investigations have a pernicious effect by creating a culture of fear, and, as Berwick states, “Fear is...

All stakeholders must commit to improving research integrity, medical editors tell MPs

Medical journals, researchers, academic institutions, and funders must share responsibility for improving research integrity, senior academic editors have told MPs.Giving evidence to the House of...

Criteria for allocating new medical school places are too broad, expert warns

The criteria for allocating 1000 new medical school places are too broad, an expert in medical education has warned.Chris McManus, professor of psychology and medical education at University College...

Amsterdam to host EMA after Brexit triggers withdrawal from London

bmj;359/nov22_2/j5396/FAF1faAn artist’s impression of the new headquarters of the European Medicines Agency in Amsterdam, to be constructed specifically for the EMA in the south of the cityThe...

Jeremy Hunt must consult properly on accountable care organisations

The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, intends to change secondary legislation to enable US-style accountable care organisations (ACOs) to operate in England. He has consulted on technical...

Private insurance clubs for surgeons

Bob Sharp got so fed up with the premiums he was paying to medical defence unions for his private work that he decided to take matters into his own hands. The consultant foot and ankle surgeon, who...

Accelerated access to new drugs and technologies

In a new report,1 the UK government has endorsed the recommendations of last year’s accelerated access review2 and announced its plans to introduce a faster route to market for “strategically...

Challenging assumptions in obesity research

We have a problem in obesity research—clinical trials continue to prioritise weight loss as a primary outcome and rarely consider patients’ experience, quality of life, or adverse events.123 Weight...

Robert Cleghorn Robb

bmj;359/nov21_9/j5289/FAF1faRobert Cleghorn Robb was born in Newmains, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was educated locally and studied medicine at the University of Glasgow. After qualifying in 1946, he...

Janet McLelland

bmj;359/nov21_10/j5270/FAF1faJanet McLelland (“Jan”) grew up in Newcastle. She was a research fellow at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, where she completed her MD thesis, “Studies Relating to...

Adam Kay: Mirth partner

bmj;359/nov22_1/j5227/FAF1faDuncan SmithBiographyAdam Kay, 37, is a doctor who left medicine to become a comedy performer and scriptwriter—interests he combined in This is Going to Hurt, a book about...

Tuesday 21st November 2017

Evidence from 1970 on sugar’s effects on health never saw light of day

A sugar industry research group had evidence of an association between sucrose consumption and cardiovascular disease and bladder cancer nearly a half century ago, researchers have found, but the...

NHS was overcharged for thyroid drug after company raised price by 6000%

The UK competition authority has provisionally found that a drug company abused its dominant position by overcharging for a drug used to treat hypothyroidism, costing the NHS tens of millions of...

Sixty seconds on . . . digital drugs

Digital drugs? Tell me moreThe Food and Drug Administration in the US has approved the first drug with a digital ingestion tracking system.What on earth is that?It’s a pill with a sensor embedded...

David Oliver: We need statutory duty of candour and transparency for NHS executives

Robert Francis QC’s report into historical care failings at Mid Staffordshire made over 200 recommendations.12 Most were endorsed by the government. These included a statutory duty of candour and...

Dieting, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and mortality

We know that adults with obesity have an increased risk of premature mortality, cardiovascular disease, some cancers, type 2 diabetes, and many other diseases. However, the effect of dieting on 3 of those outcomes (cancer, cvd, and mortality) is surprisingly little studied. However a new systematic review and meta-analysis does bring together...

Government shops will sell recreational marijuana in Ontario and Quebec

Canada’s two biggest provinces will create public monopolies to manage chains of shops that will sell recreational marijuana to the public after it becomes legal in July 2018.Five provinces have now...

Peter Sykes

bmj;359/nov21_11/j5287/FAF1faPeter Sykes was the prize medallist in the final year at the University of Sheffield in both clinical medicine and surgery, but he was destined to become a consultant...

Juliet Foweraker

bmj;359/nov21_12/j5293/FAF1faJuliet Foweraker was the first girl from Romford Grammar to go to Cambridge. An academic at heart, she achieved a PhD in immunology but was ultimately drawn into medical...

Nils Albert Regan

bmj;359/nov21_13/j5291/FAF1faBorn in Berlin, Nils Albert Regan arrived in London with his family in 1936. He was educated at King’s College School in Wimbledon and Aberdeen University, following his...


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