Medicine, Philosophy and Ideology

14 Oct 2012|

It is a pity that few have neither the patience nor the time for medical philosophy these days while many retain the mouth for voicing highly opinionated political ideology on healthcare in medicine. More can be read about the remarkable Dr Ledermann on his website, in a transcription of an interview I conducted with him here and in his obituary in The Times in 2005.

The Pie Man and Ben Goldacre

25 Sep 2012|

Ben Goldacre's book Bad Pharma endorses The Pie Man

Baum, Ernst, me and the American Journal of Medicine

11 Jun 2010|

Post about a correspondence between me, Ernst and Baum about an article, highly critical of homeopathy and including a misleading reference to me, published in the American Journal of Medicine.

Homeopathy goes to the Houses of Parliament!

27 Nov 2009|

This week the ‘homeopathic question’ was asked by a House of Commons Science & Technology Committee. A mixture of experts and alleged ‘experts’ were apparently ‘grilled’ in order to ascertain whether there is any evidence that homeopathy works. You can see a transcript of the proceedings here: Dr Peter Fisher, [...]

The Debate at Guy’s Hospital

29 Apr 2009|