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If the assisted dying bill passes, GPs will be left on a slippery slope

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesThu, 17 Jul 2014

There would be no stability in a law that makes assisted dying OK, argues Dr Martin Brunet

Time to give patients more control over their treatment

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesThu, 1 May 2014

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

Anything to declare?

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesWed, 9 Apr 2014

Greater transparency on competing interests will mean that GPs will know who to trust, says Dr Martin Brunet

Is this an eye-catching headline?

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesFri, 1 Nov 2013

Dr Martin Brunet looks at the way the press portrays health news and argues that eye-catching headlines that distort the truth harm both the health professionals they misrepresent - and patients