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Turning people into patients

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesThu, 6 Feb 2014

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

The seductive power of knowledge

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesThu, 30 Jan 2014

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

Insuring the nation

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesTue, 21 Jan 2014

Following his blog on whether we should charge migrants to use the NHS, Dr Martin Brunet returns to the issue of welfare access, this time looking at National Insurance

Named or shamed? The absurdity of dementia diagnosis rates

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesMon, 13 Jan 2014

According to the Government’s prediction rates, 23 of Dr Martin Brunet’s dementia patients don’t have dementia. So who is in the wrong?

Charging migrants - crackdown on health tourism or just health?

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesTue, 7 Jan 2014

As the Government plans to crack down on health tourism by charging migrants, Dr Martin Brunet wonders how this will affect the day job