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All posts from: May 2014

My CQC inspection was the most unpleasant exercise of my career so far

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesTue, 27 May 2014

Dr Martin Brunet’s experience of his inspection left him in no doubt: politicians want to give GPs a rough ride

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

Are we aware of the consequences of raising awareness?

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesFri, 9 May 2014

If we all responded in a predictable way to data input, campaigns would work a treat - but people are far more complicated than that, writes 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