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All posts from: September 2013

The 'reasonable GP' test

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesFri, 27 Sep 2013

Too many non-experts (and non-GPs) are making decisions that affect general practice, says Dr Martin Brunet. So what we need is an ‘expert’ way to test guidelines before they are rolled out

Cancer results cannot be measured in the same way as goals in football

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesWed, 18 Sep 2013

It’s not a simple as winners vs losers when it comes to measuring patient experience of cancer treatment, says Dr Martin Brunet

The triumph of data over reason

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesMon, 9 Sep 2013

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