October 7, 2015
The IOM report on ‘Improving Diagnosis in Medicine’ that was published last month made a big call to bring the patient into the diagnostic process...
July 22, 2015
Sleep is a truly fascinating subject for health and wellbeing. Up until the 1920’s, we thought the that brains simply switched off during sleep and..
July 8, 2015
We hope you’re all almost ready for your holidays this year; you’ve had your vaccinations, you know about sun safety and protecting yourself from..
June 10, 2015
This week Sunday 14th June sees the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) annual “World Blood Donor Day.” This event was established in 2004, and is..
February 24, 2014
There is increasing coverage and discussion in the press about the empowered consumer and all the tools that are now available for people to use to..
November 19, 2013
The Wall Street Journal ran a special report on healthcare this week and included two great articles that both referred to the Isabel diagnosis..
November 8, 2013
A study entitled ‘The Ecology of Medical Care Revisited’ from the NEJM of June 2001 graphically shows how important it is to try and guide and..
October 7, 2013
Perhaps a controversial headline but a study recently appeared in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) ‘Physicians' diagnostic..
March 27, 2013
Yesterday the Daily Mail ran an article entitled “How to avoid misdiagnosis: The online ‘doctor’ even GPs swear by”
March 22, 2013
USA Today ran a very interesting article yesterday about the benefits and risks of CT scans.
March 21, 2013
The Which consumer magazine in the UK has just published the results of an undercover investigation of 30 GP practices in the UK.
January 15, 2013
As the patient engagement juggernaut gathers pace, the National eHealth Collaborative has recently weighed in with a Patient Engagement Framework