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GPs need patients to say 'STOP' to overmedicalisation

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesTue, 7 Oct 2014

Dr Martin Brunet on empowering patients

The Medical Innovations Bill

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesThu, 22 May 2014

This new Bill is based on the belief that true innovation is being stifled doctors’ fear of being sued, but Dr Martin Brunet argues otherwise

Putting patients first

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesMon, 24 Mar 2014

Slow and steady wins the race - that’s the warning that Dr Martin Brunet is giving Jeremy Hunt for his race to ‘put patients first’

Drug prices: a bitter pill

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesTue, 16 Jul 2013

‘It can only be a good thing for NICE to be more involved,’ says Dr Brunet - but he does have some suggestions as to how NICE can improve. Starting with consistent drug prices

New hypertension targets in the QOF will create a wave of dissent

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesMon, 8 Apr 2013

At my estimate, four in five patients will refuse to comply with new QOF guidelines on statin prescribing when they understand the risks involved. How can the Government expect it to work?