Published Articles

5 fast facts on pain and opioids

On an average day, 406,000 visits are made to a GP and one in five consultations involve a patient with chronic pain
21 June 2018

How did low back treatment go so wrong?

Too many patients with low back pain are receiving the wrong care, according to a series of Lancet papers that highlight the extent to which the condition is mistreated, often against best practice guidelines.
21 March 2018

Why more doctors are firing their patients

There's no need to put up with bad behaviour, says medicolegal expert
07 March 2018

Loperamide abuse continues to cause concern

A recent stream of loperamide overdoses in the US has led the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a second safety alert in as many years and to call for changes to packaging.
01 February 2018