Why I don’t trust the BMA – and why it matters – 24 January 2017

Why I don’t trust the BMA – and why it matters – 24 January 2017

Editors Note: This is a guest blog from Ankush Dhariwal. It is a personal opinion and posting it on the PMFA News website is not an endorsement of the opinions....
Perceptions and Deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 20 December 2016

Perceptions and Deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 20 December 2016

A Death in Hong Kong: an evolving essay and insight into medicine and the law in contemporary Hong Kong (part seven) How does anyone decide when to walk away and...
Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 15 December 2016

Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 15 December 2016

A Death in Hong Kong: an evolving essay and insight into medicine and the law in contemporary Hong Kong (part six) I presented my ‘sanitized’ statement to the Hospital Investigation...
Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 14 December 2016

Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 14 December 2016

A Death in Hong Kong: an evolving essay and insight into medicine and the law in contemporary Hong Kong (part five) Whilst the death of Zoey Leung was now the...
Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 12 December 2016

Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 12 December 2016

A Death in Hong Kong: an evolving essay and insight into medicine and the law in contemporary Hong Kong (part four). I had found Dr Wong exposing a dying patient...
Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 9 December 2016

Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 9 December 2016

A Death in Hong Kong: an evolving essay and insight into medicine and the law in contemporary Hong Kong (part three) In the ensuing few months I came up with...
Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 8 December 2016

Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 8 December 2016

A Death in Hong Kong An evolving essay and insight into medicine and the law in contemporary Hong Kong (part two). The death of a young person. A fit and...
Perceptions and Deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 7 December 2016

Perceptions and Deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 7 December 2016

Zoey had two sisters, Leung Lee Michelle and Leung Mei. On 11 June, 2010 one of them made a formal statement to the police. She had questions that needed to...
Perceptions and Deceptions (A Death in Hong Kong.)   6 December 2016

Perceptions and Deceptions (A Death in Hong Kong.) 6 December 2016

An evolving essay and insight into Medicine and the Law in contemporary Hong Kong. A girl’s brain was destroyed due to medical negligence. She had entrusted her life to a...
Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 5 December 2016

Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 5 December 2016

I have (temporarily) deactivated my Facebook account. Facebook is an indulgence, like chocolate, and I am sure I can exist without it. The Facebook experience reminds me of those happy...
The New Doctors Contract NHS England – a brief summary

The New Doctors Contract NHS England – a brief summary

This is intended to provide a quick summary of recent events, an outline of the current problems, including the contract, and whistle-blowing, and what we can do to address them....
Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 21 November 2016

Perceptions and deceptions: a personal blog by the editor 21 November 2016

The new international word of the year for 2016 is ‘post-truth’. The term refers to the practice of appealing to emotion and personal beliefs rather than objective and verifiable truth...