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    Would we have the nerve? Subscription

    17 Feb 2014 By beyondtheheadlines

    If there was conclusive data that cancer screening did more harm than good could we really abandon it? Dr Martin Brunet asks the tough questions

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    Why patients are not like badgers Subscription

    22 Oct 2013 By beyondtheheadlines

    Dr Martin Brunet has noticed some similarities between the recent badger cull and the Government’s targets for dementia diagnosis

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    Why is it so expensive for GPs to get a little bit of training? Subscription

    04 Jun 2015 By beyondtheheadlines

    Dr Martin Brunet

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    Who will be accountable for the media storm over the Liverpool Care Pathway? Subscription

    27 Feb 2013 Updated: 28 Feb 2013 By beyondtheheadlines

    Reports in the media about ‘death lists’ could have a catastrophic impact on end-of-life care, writes Dr Martin Brunet, and any damage to the doctor-patient relationship must be accounted for

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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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    Turning people into patients Subscription

    06 Feb 2014 By beyondtheheadlines

    Dr Martin Brunet looks at a patient campaign that persuades people away from dealing with smaller illnesses themselves and into the GP surgery

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    Time to give patients more control over their treatment Subscription

    01 May 2014 By beyondtheheadlines

    We need to write patient choice into NICE guidelines, and stop making ‘refuseniks’ of our elderly patients, argues Dr Martin Brunet

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    The unfathomable dementia calculator Subscription

    04 May 2015 By beyondtheheadlines

    Dr Martin Brunet

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    The triumph of data over reason Subscription

    09 Sep 2013 By beyondtheheadlines

    With the appointment of a new Chief Inspector of General Practice, Dr Martin Brunet wonders if yet another change to the NHS will improve patient care as much as simply listening to patients

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    The seductive power of knowledge Subscription

    30 Jan 2014 By beyondtheheadlines

    Would you offer genome sequencing to your patients? Dr Martin Brunet looks at why the sophisticated promises may offer nothing better than what’s already available in general practice

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