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Independents' Day

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  • copperfield

    New rules on 'drug-driving' look like a car crash Subscription

    19 Aug 2014 By Tony Copperfield

    Dr Tony Copperfield

  • k hole

    The patients we can’t say no to Subscription

    22 Jul 2014 By Through The K Hole

    Desperate patients make demands they know GPs won’t refuse, Dr Kevin Hinkley writes

  • k hole

    Light(en) up Subscription

    12 Dec 2013 By Through The K Hole

    As the debate about cigarette packing continues, Through the K Hole takes a look some of the ‘benefits’ of smoking…

  • clinnews

    Gabapentin 'could help treat alcohol dependence' Subscription

    15 Nov 2013 By Pulse Clinical Team

    Gabapentin could be used to treat people for alcohol dependence, US researchers have claimed.

  • k hole

    Drink and be merry Subscription

    01 Aug 2013 By Through The K Hole

    Things look… different… through rosé-tinted glasses, finds Through the K Hole

  • k hole

    GPs can throw addicts a lifeline through substitute prescribing Subscription

    12 Jul 2013 By Through The K Hole

    A short conversation with a medical student revealed just how differently doctors feel about treating drug addicts, K Hole finds

  • 45_copperfield

    No smoke without fire Subscription

    06 Jun 2013 By Tony Copperfield

    The latest NICE guidance on nicotine-replacement therapy has Copperfield frothing at the mouth.

  • margaretmccartney

    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

  • pev

    Sticking it to the malingerers Subscription

    21 Feb 2013 By Phil Peverley

    Every now and then a scrounger of the first order shambles into Phil’s consulting room, and he’s not afraid to give them both barrels

  • k hole

    Life without fear Subscription

    01 Oct 2012 By Through The K Hole

    He wanted God to cure him. He was a drug addict who’d dropped and popped and mainlined his way from the late nineties to the present day.