Publications

Racist Tones. Reflections on 2 Tone, Racism and Medicine

Whereas 2 Tone bands were kicking out neo-Nazis from their gigs decades ago, anecdotal reports of obsequious adjustments accommodating the racist demands of some patients continue to occur within the NHS today.

BJGP Life. 2021

Link: https://bjgplife.com/2021/09/23/book-review-racist-tones-reflections-on-2-tone-racism-and-medicine/


New Forms: Identifying GPness through Plato

This eternal unchanging Doctor is the Form from which all doctors of the past, present and future derive an imperfect image regardless of contrived designation.

BJGP Life. 2021

Link: https://bjgplife.com/2021/05/20/new-forms-identifying-gpness-through-plato/


From Hell: Master Edition (review)

Medical institutions analyse rouge clinicians the only way they appear able to: pathogenesis.

BJGP Life. 2020

Link: https://bjgplife.com/2020/11/28/book-graphic-novel-review-from-hell-master-edition/


How do I deal with criticism online?

It’s important to remember that in a world of anonymous posters, manufactured controversy, and fake comments, the authenticity of online criticism is often questionable, regardless of the number of likes, follows, or re-tweets.

Abi Rimmer, Yiasemidou M, Morgan M, Heer-Stavert S. BMJ. 2020

doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m3978

Link: https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m3978


Spectacular health care.

In a society where only the healthy receive health care, the cure becomes the disease.

BJGP. 2020.

doi: https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp20X712841

Link: https://bjgp.org/content/70/699/500


The Road Behind.

Continuity of care has been replaced with continuity of record. An informal home visit by a scheduling book. A kind word with a text reminder. 

BMJ. 2020.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m3709

Link: https://www.bmj.com/content/370/bmj.m3709/rr


The Absurd General Practitioner.

The universe of the prion is very different from that of the cow.

BJGP. 2020.

doi: https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp20X711929

Link: https://bjgp.org/content/70/697/394.long


Covid-19: healthcare and politics are inexorably intertwined.

Everyone either has an agenda or could easily have one manufactured for them.

BMJ. 2020.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m2532

Link: https://www.bmj.com/content/369/bmj.m2532.full


Back to reality.

Being a doctor is no longer a vocation nor is it just a normal job. It simply is what it is.

BMJ. 2020.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m227

Link: https://www.bmj.com/content/368/bmj.m227/rr-3


The ethnicity of doctors in photos online.

A cursory look at the results of an internet image search for the term “doctor” shows a disparity between expectation and reality.

BMJ. 2019.

doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4370

Link: https://www.bmj.com/content/365/bmj.l4370


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