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Friday 23rd February 2018

Psychiatrist who failed in care of teenager with epilepsy who died in bath is suspended for 12 months

A consultant psychiatrist who failed to carry out a risk assessment on a teenager with autism, learning difficulties, and epilepsy, and who drowned in the bath following a seizure, has been suspended...

Dennis James Stoker

bmj;360/feb23_4/k850/FAF1faA son of a general practitioner, Dennis James Stoker was educated at Oundle before going on to study medicine at Guy’s Hospital, London. He spent a substantial part of his...

Endorsing performance measures is a matter of trust

Key messagesThe US National Quality Forum endorses performance measures that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services can then adopt nationallyThe forum’s endorsement of a bundle of performance...

Kenneth Scott

bmj;360/feb23_6/k848/FAF1faKenneth Scott was born in north London, the youngest child and only son of Rachel and Sidney Scott, a school teacher in Hackney for over 40 years. On leaving school Kenneth...

Mary Catherine Ann Jorro

bmj;360/feb23_7/k779/FAF1faMary Catherine Ann Jorro was born in Bristol to a Spanish father and Bristolian mother. After qualifying and house jobs, she joined Jimmy Macrae at Ham Green Hospital,...

Katherine Paule Cotter

bmj;360/feb23_8/k773/FAF1faKatherine Paule Cotter was appointed consultant haematologist at Coventry to a combined clinical and laboratory haematology department, where she treated patients with...

Gordon Canti

bmj;360/feb23_9/k776/FAF1faGordon Canti was born in Hampstead, north London, the third son of Clara Clarissa (née Eyles) and Ronald George Canti (1884-1936).His father’s family had descended from a...

Thursday 22nd February 2018

Population attributable fraction

Much statistical analysis seeks to identify associations between exposures and outcomes. The population attributable fraction (PAF) is an epidemiologic measure widely used to assess the public health...

Minimum alcohol pricing in Wales would cut deaths and hospital admissions, study finds

Introducing a 50p (€0.56; $0.69) minimum unit price for alcohol in Wales would reduce deaths and hospital admissions related to alcohol, as well as crimes and work absences associated with drinking,...

Seven days in medicine: 14-20 February 2018

Job lossesDoctors at medical defence organisation face redundancyThe Medical Protection Society is considering making several of its medically qualified legal advisers redundant and replacing them...

Calling all doctorpreneurs

How much do you love or hate the tools and systems you work with every day? If you hate them, do you have the energy or skills to invent new ones? A growing number of “doctorpreneurs” are finding...

Divided we fall: the commodification of primary medical care

Healthcare is intrinsically complex, and all healthcare systems have struggled to find an appropriate balance between generalism and specialism.1 Managing coordination and transitions across...

Government dismisses call to ringfence public health budgets

The government has rejected a recommendation from a major parliamentary inquiry to ringfence public health budgets for at least the next 10 years.Last April the House of Lords select committee’s...

Research sponsors who fail to report results to be named and shamed

Research organisations and drug companies who fail to report the results of clinical trials within 13 months of completion will be named on a new website.The trial tracker,...

Deep vein thrombosis

What you need to knowPain, swelling, and redness of the affected limb are common symptoms of deep vein thrombosis (DVT)Assess patients’ clinical risk of DVT using the Wells scoreRefer urgently...

Hospital deaths fall more quickly in England than in Scotland over past 17 years

The number of hospital deaths has fallen more quickly in England than in Scotland since 1997, an analysis of administrative data has shown.1The differences are substantial, said Maria José Aragón and...

Aid agencies call for access to besieged Eastern Ghouta

Aid agencies have urged the Syrian government to allow doctors and medical supplies into the Eastern Ghouta area in the suburbs of Damascus after a bombing campaign resulted in the destruction of...

NHS response to vaginal mesh scandal will be reviewed

The government has announced a nine month review of how the NHS responded to public concerns over the safety of vaginal mesh implants, the pregnancy test Primodos, and the epilepsy drug sodium...

Studying new antibiotics for multidrug resistant infections: are today’s patients paying for unproved future benefits?

Concerns over the threat of antibiotic resistance have fuelled legislative and regulatory efforts to promote development of new treatments for serious infections. Fears arise that the world could...

Degenerative cervical myelopathy

What you need to knowConsider degenerative cervical myelopathy in patients over 50 with progressive neurological symptoms, such as pain and stiffness in the neck or limbs, imbalance, numbness, loss...

Alan Maynard: the “Voltaire of health economics”

bmj;360/feb22_15/k871/FAF1fa“I will not have my health policies dictated by some punk professor from York.”Whether the then health secretary, Ken Clarke, actually used those words, they proved...

Doctors developing apps to try to modernise the NHS

A new breed of doctor is stalking UK hospitals and clinics—young, tech savvy, and frustrated with clunky NHS processes, these “doctorpreneurs” are setting up technology companies in a bid to make the...

Hospitals in England see deficits grow as wage bills rise and earning capacity falls

NHS hospitals in England are facing ballooning deficits as they struggle to maintain quality of care for growing numbers of patients, show the latest quarterly statistics from NHS Improvement.1 At...

China’s “new” silk road

The “new” silk road—the belt and road initiative (BRI)—is China’s grand idea for the 21st century, promising to transform international development assistance for health. Named after the ancient...

Spaceflight associated neuro-ocular syndrome . . . and other stories

Trial, error, and medicinePercutaneous cholecystolithotomy was an innovative technique by which gallstones were extracted through a small subcostal incision in the anterior abdominal wall. Although...


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