Tag Archives: health

Greater transparency on specialist fees: a no-brainer

Health consumers are too much in the dark when it comes to guessing fees for seeing medical specialists. Let’s shine a light. Continue reading

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Google Health Cards: the first test drive

For the first time today, when you type certain diagnoses into Google, an information box will appear. I take these ‘health cards’ on a test drive. Continue reading

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With Obamacare gone, how will Trumpcare affect US health?

The richest health industry in the world woke this morning with a feeling of ‘what just happened?’ Continue reading

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Mothers, don’t plan on early delivery unless it’s medically necessary.

Mothers beware! New study suggests planning births before 39 weeks is linked to child learning difficulties. Continue reading

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Starts at 60 interview

Video interview on the website ‘Starts at 60’. Justin explains what patients can expect of their GP, or ask for if they’re not getting it! Features Choosing Wisely. Continue reading

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Health consumers

To consume (v) I have always thought negatively of the word consume. I blame the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), whose first two definitions are; destroy or expend and; spend wastefully. The OED knows both interpretations all too well – no … Continue reading

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