Happy Birthday, Dear Smoking Ban!

Yes, it’s five years since the ban on smoking in indoor public places came into force.  Has the ban achieved anything?  Or was the effort all a waste of time. The answer is that the ban …

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The Price Is Right?

Oh, is it that time of the year again ?  Yes, it’s Polypill time again. It is nearly a decade since we first started hearing about the polypill as a preventative of cardiovascular disease.  Since then, …

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Drop Them And QOF!

We recently described the findings of the National Diabetes Audit report which were at odds with GMS QOF statistics.  The fallout has reached the most exalted peaks; even landing in the medical equivalent of Valhalla, namely …

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