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    Whisper it: UK cancer care is better than we think Subscription

    28 Feb 2013 By beyondtheheadlines

    The public health campaign about the stiff upper lip overlooks the fact that UK cancer care is already streets ahead of international neighbours, writes Dr Martin Brunet

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    'We don't have any more time, there is no time left, it's all gone...' Subscription

    10 Dec 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    My consultations are so pressurised that they make my brain implode, and my average day already stretches beyond the event horizon.

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    The problem with marlin Subscription

    10 Jul 2014 By Tony Copperfield

    There's something fishy about the NICE draft guidance on statins, Copperfield discovers

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    The enemy within Subscription

    25 Jun 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    Copperfield is stunned to find himself part of a happy, clappy, patient-focused NHS team – or is he really?

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    Ten easy cuts to save the NHS Subscription

    24 Jul 2014 By Tony Copperfield

    Want to save the NHS money? Sack pharmacists, re-use second-hand drugs and locate NICE back on planet Earth. Job done, says Copperfield

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    Planes, trains and general practice Subscription

    29 Apr 2014 By Tony Copperfield

    Last year‘s Pulse Live was so good that Copperfield swore he’d walk ten miles barefoot over broken glass to get to the next one. And thanks to the tube strike, that’s what he's done

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    NICE guidance must pass the ‘10-minute test’ Subscription

    05 Mar 2015 By Nigel Praities Editor's Blog

    Editor’s blog

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    NICE DVT guidance is clot rot Subscription

    29 Aug 2012 Updated: 31 Aug 2012 By Tony Copperfield

    Yeah, sure, I know you don’t come here expecting clinical education and debate. No – you come here anticipating reactionary views, cynicism, bile and swearing. Lots of swearing.

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    New antibiotic rules just highlight the magic of the prescribing pad Subscription

    24 Aug 2015 By Gillham

    Dr Tom Gillham

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    Medicine by numbers Subscription

    07 Sep 2012 By Jobbing Doctor

    You can paint the Mona Lisa, The Girl with the Pearl Earring or Guernica: all you need is a ‘Painting by Numbers’ kit. However, a masterpiece cannot be replicated, and efforts by amateurs merely emphasise the excellence of the original. Now medicine is becoming increasingly governed by the same processes used in these kits.

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