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50 – Dr Margaret McCartney

Dr Margaret McCartney is a GP in Glasgow known for her blunt but precisely argued writing on evidence-based medicine for the Financial Times.

She has turned her ire in particular on companies offering screening tests of dubious value. She also writes her own blog.


This article appeared as part of Pulse's list of the top 50 most influential GPs of 2011. The full list can be found here.

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