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MPs urge government to stop “bickering” with NHS leaders and solve funding crisis


An influential committee of MPs has urged the government to stop “bickering in public” with NHS leaders over the funding of the health service in England and provide an honest assessment of how...(image)

Five years of specialised early intervention versus two years of specialised early intervention followed by three years of standard treatment for patients with a first episode psychosis: randomised, superiority, parallel group trial in Denmark (OPUS II)


In this article by Nikolai Albert and colleagues, several errors occurred during the editorial process (BMJ 2017;356:i6681, doi:10.1136/bmj.i6681).The author Jens Richardt Mollegaard Jepsen is also...(image)

Investigating avoidable patient deaths


This editorial (BMJ 2017;356:j223, doi:10.1136/bmj.j223) erroneously refers to “Ireland’s former chief medical officer, Tony Holohan.” Dr Holohan is actually still in post.(image)

Engaging doctors in management: the need to start early


I read with interest your article on whether doctors in the NHS “avoid” management roles.1 In my view, the problem is not a lack of motivation but a lack of opportunity. Throughout the US and Europe...(image)

Is there a need for new diabetes prevention trials?


We read with interest the article by Barry and colleagues on the efficacy and effectiveness of screening tests and interventions in pre-diabetes.1 Fasting glucose, two hour glucose, and HbA1c can now...(image)

Sisir Kumar Roy


bmj;356/feb24_6/j907/FAF1faSisir Kumar Roy was born on 11 July 1926 in Jamshedpur, India. He was the eldest son of a physician who was active in the Indian independence movement. He started his...(image)