Medical history needs you…!

admin : January 20, 2014 10:07 am : Blog
Been meaning to write for a while about the Royal College of Surgeons, home of the Hunterian Museum and library, now both endorsed as heritage sites. The Hunterian has obvious ghoulish fascination, but no less significant are the books, letters, and images that rarely see daylight (space issues, and too fragile). Tracing the incremental steps more »

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FOMO for intellectuals

admin : November 4, 2013 5:51 pm : Blog, Uncategorized
Reading an article recently on FOMO (fear-of-missing-out), and it’s impact on twitter- and facebook-addicted teens and 20-somethings, some might be inclined to feel smug – preferring to take nourishment from more elevated sources. But wait – didn’t I miss that TED talk someone posted? What about Matt Ridley or Simon Singh’s latest book on the more »

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Frieze London 2013

admin : October 22, 2013 9:46 am : Blog
Last Friday in Regent’s Park, we were suffering from Frieze eyes – dizziness induced by trying to look in all directions at once, because in all directions there’s something fantastical and attention-grabbing… Like a gorgeous tapestry wolf, intricately textured abstract paintings, glistening ceramics or a giant shiny blue Easter egg/mortar bomb. The temporary cure is more »

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Solar radiation and its implications

admin : October 22, 2013 9:42 am : Blog
The Sunshine Act is sending ripples across the MedComms profession, both in the US, where it applies, and elsewhere. While the medical profession and pharmaceutical clients assess their responsibilities and develop their own responses to the legislation, here’s a very brief summary of the new requirements: Enacted to enforce public disclosure of financial relationships between more »

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Just for fun – a guidelines map!

admin : October 22, 2013 9:35 am : Blog
There’s a confusing plethora of reporting guidelines out there, so here’s an explorer’s map to help navigate them! Tell me please if there are any I’ve missed or misplaced… As a brief note of explanation, the ‘states’ are the main areas to which guidelines apply, and ‘cities’ are those guidelines which fit neatly into a more »

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