Tag : nice
Whisper it: UK cancer care is better than we think Subscription
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
Checking more urinalyses, expanding IVF provision and Making Every Contact Count: we would if we could Subscription
Three new recommendations in three days? We need more time, more funds and more energy if we’re going to start doing some of the things asked of us lately, writes Copperfield
My consultations are so pressurised that they make my brain implode, and my average day already stretches beyond the event horizon.
Are you a NICE doctor, or a fan of the alternative? Subscription
Recently I had a minor tiff with my fiancée, who is not a medic, about reflexology. My opinion of the "therapy" is that it was total bunkum, and as there is no proven evidence base for it. Of course, as expected, this statement did not help matters.
Headache guidance? NICE try Subscription
Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to have your ribs tickled. Because here are the top lines of NICE’s spoof headache guidance...
Medicine by numbers Subscription
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.
NICE DVT guidance is clot rot Subscription
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.
QOF points on erectile dysfunction? Life's too short Subscription
Apparently, the proposed HS2 rail-link could lead to the RCGP being evicted from its new HQ.
A breech of trust Subscription
Hmm, did I hear that right?
Big shout out to NICE Subscription
DEAR NICE, I’M WRITING IN CAPITALS BECAUSE I DON’T WANT TO DISCUSS IT WITH YOU, I JUST WANT TO SHOUT AT YOU.