David writes about the UK Government’s recent plans to introduce health checks.
David takes a look at the evidence behind the good, bad and ugly of medical news in the media. Week 2- 13th June 2013
There are over 100 diseases that the National Screening Committee in the UK considers screening for – but only a fraction of these are approved for one reason or another. This blog hopes to give an introduction to the issues with screening programmes, in particular those involved in detecting cancer.
Information for patients and members of the public in recognizing and interpreting how advertisements of screening tests can mislead them.