Monthly Archives: September 2010

A risk worth taking?

This month the media have reported concerns that the drug ‘Avandia’, prescribed for type 2 diabetes patients, is still available on the NHS despite expert’s warnings of its links to increased risk of heart attacks and heart failure. These reports, … Continue reading

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The Reputation of the Management Profession

If we approached the training of doctors and airline pilots in the same way we do for training managers in the public (and much of the private) sectors, a fair proportion of the population would be dead by now.  Most … Continue reading

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Trust me, I’m a cutter

Tuesday’s news that the NHS in Wales will need to cut more than £380m by April will have come as no real surprise to anyone. Commentators are beginning to run out of clichés and euphemisms for the process of making … Continue reading

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