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1.  The NHS debate 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;337(7660):18-21.
Is the NHS a clapped out behemoth or the best gift the British people have ever given themselves? Rebecca Coombes reports on last week’s debate hosted by the BMJ and the King’s Fund
doi:10.1136/bmj.a628
PMCID: PMC2443559  PMID: 18595901
4.  Ahead of the game 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;336(7659):1465.
doi:10.1136/bmj.39619.615463.59
PMCID: PMC2440854  PMID: 18583675
7.  Obstetricians seek recognition for Chinese pioneers of safe abortion 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;336(7657):1332-1333.
doi:10.1136/bmj.39608.391030.DB
PMCID: PMC2427078  PMID: 18556303
8.  BMJ in “smug docs” storm 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;336(7657):1340-1341.
Can a media row over a BMJ editorial be blamed on newspaper journalists’ misunderstanding of statistics? Rebecca Coombes investigates
doi:10.1136/bmj.39609.446701.59
PMCID: PMC2427085  PMID: 18556312
9.  GPs can unlock state benefits for patients, says charity 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;336(7656):1270.
doi:10.1136/bmj.39601.629375.DB
PMCID: PMC2413373
10.  Palliative care toolkit developed for staff in developing countries 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;336(7650):913.
doi:10.1136/bmj.39556.505313.DB
PMCID: PMC2335265  PMID: 18436944
11.  Safety nets 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;336(7648):803.
doi:10.1136/bmj.39540.565208.AD
PMCID: PMC2292279  PMID: 18403542
13.  UK government tightens rules on drug trial results 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;336(7644):576-577.
doi:10.1136/bmj.39517.500961.DB
PMCID: PMC2267966  PMID: 18340055
14.  The gene detective 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;336(7644):586-587.
Howard Cedar got sucked into genetics research when it was still in its infancy. He talks to Rebecca Coombes about the breathtaking progress in cancer diagnosis and treatment and current barriers to further advances
doi:10.1136/bmj.39512.672743.94
PMCID: PMC2268082  PMID: 18340071
15.  Healthcare Commission will publicise NHS trusts’ levels of infection control 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;336(7643):526-527.
doi:10.1136/bmj.39507.596979.DB
PMCID: PMC2265368  PMID: 18325954
17.  Face of the future 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2008;336(7634):18-19.
Pioneering plastic surgeon Peter Butler talks to Rebecca Coombes about his battle to perform the first full face transplant, media intrusion, and professional resistance to his work
doi:10.1136/bmj.39433.451424.AD
PMCID: PMC2174741  PMID: 18174594
18.  So, did Gerry fix it? 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2007;335(7632):1268.
One year on from attempting to reduce waiting lists at a Rotherham hospital, business guru Sir Gerry Robinson is back. Rebecca Coombes reports
doi:10.1136/bmj.39426.643449.0F
PMCID: PMC2137043
19.  UK's first private medical school will open in September 2008 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2007;335(7627):957.
doi:10.1136/bmj.39392.437836.DB
PMCID: PMC2072015
20.  More than half of NHS trusts need to perform better, says report 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2007;335(7625):849.
doi:10.1136/bmj.39374.482662.DB
PMCID: PMC2043422
21.  Cold turkey  
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2007;334(7605):1190-1192.
Highly popular cold remedies could be banned from sale because of their link to a dangerous drug epidemic that has yet to surface in the UK. Rebecca Coombes asks whether the authorities are over-reacting
doi:10.1136/bmj.39223.422824.AD
PMCID: PMC1889979  PMID: 17556470
22.  Cancer drugs: swallowing big pharma's line? 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2007;334(7602):1034-1035.
The media lapped up a report last week criticising the UK's record on cancer treatment. Rebecca Coombes unpicks the latest round of NICE bashing
doi:10.1136/bmj.39217.457569.59
PMCID: PMC1871745  PMID: 17510150
23.  Bad blood 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2007;334(7599):879-880.
An inquiry has begun into the infection of thousands of people with haemophilia in the United Kingdom who contracted hepatitis and HIV in the 1970s and 1980s. Rebecca Coombes brings the story up to date
doi:10.1136/bmj.39195.621528.59
PMCID: PMC1857798  PMID: 17463458
24.  Life saving treatment or giant experiment?  
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2007;334(7596):721-723.
Many countries are considering mass vaccination of young girls, but Rebecca Coombes reports that proposals for mandatory immunisation in the US have raised concerns, and not just among religious conservatives
doi:10.1136/bmj.39164.510127.AD
PMCID: PMC1847883  PMID: 17413171
25.  How specialist training reform sparked crisis of confidence 
BMJ : British Medical Journal  2007;334(7592):508-509.
Computer crashes, 8000 angry junior doctors fearing unemployment, and talk of a shambolic and corrupt selection process have dominated recent coverage of Modernising Medical Careers
doi:10.1136/bmj.39146.640613.59
PMCID: PMC1820620  PMID: 17347235

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