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    The Department of Health is responsible for out-of-hours care, not GPs Subscription

    21 May 2013 By Margaret McCartney

    We should not be blamed for what we aren’t responsible for, writes Dr McCartney

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    Let GPs lead the measles fightback Subscription

    02 May 2013 By Margaret McCartney

    Outbreaks can be overcome, but it takes a unified response. Will general practice be allowed to get on with the job, asks Margaret?

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    Better public health requires better laws Subscription

    05 Apr 2013 By Margaret McCartney

    The evidence suggests it is legislation rather than yet more screening that will best improve the health of the nation, says Margaret

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    Mid Staffs and the dangers of medicine by numbers Subscription

    07 Feb 2013 By Margaret McCartney

    How did it happen? The Francis report into the Mid Staffordshire hospital scandal is at best uncomfortable, at worst, horrendous. People died needlessly, because of poor care. Why?

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    Paperless NHS claims are hot air Subscription

    04 Feb 2013 By Margaret McCartney

    There’s a distinct lack of evidence to support the health secretary’s claim that an IT revolution will save the NHS billions, says Margaret

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    Time to reclaim ‘holistic’ care Subscription

    16 Jan 2013 By Margaret McCartney

    Prince Charles believes medicine should not be so ‘literal’ in its approach, but Margaret isn’t convinced

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    Opening the door to privatisation Subscription

    05 Dec 2012 By Margaret McCartney

    The increasing trend for GPs to work in salaried roles has potentially grave consequences for the future of the NHS, warns Margaret

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    Picking up the pieces Subscription

    20 Nov 2012 By Margaret McCartney

    Why does the NHS always seem to bear the costs of ill-conceived private contracts, asks Margaret?

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    Prepare for a sea change in how we assess the risk of breast cancer screening Subscription

    31 Oct 2012 By Margaret McCartney

    No more 'pinkwashing': the Marmot review is in. Breast screening has now been officially recognised in the UK to be a mixed bag, with the potential for benefit but also the risk of harm through overdiagnosis and overtreatment.

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    Why every GP should consider tweeting Subscription

    17 Oct 2012 By Margaret McCartney

    Don’t listen to the critics – social media sites can get the profession talking again

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