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All posts from: November 2012

Are you a NICE doctor, or a fan of the alternative?

Posted by: GPs To BeFri, 9 Nov 2012

Recently I had a minor tiff with my fiancée, who is not a medic, about reflexology. My opinion of the "therapy" is that it was total bunkum, and as there is no proven evidence base for it. Of course, as expected, this statement did not help matters.

Are we trainees too risk-averse?

Posted by: GPs To BeWed, 7 Nov 2012

Why do trainees practice more defensively? From conversations with my colleagues, deciding what is serious or not can make you feel vulnerable.