Dr Hairy’s Podcast No 4

A new instalment of Dr Hairy’s Podcast is now available at http://www.drhairy.org/index.php/dr-hairys-research-podcasts, or on Podbean at https://drhairysresearchpodcasts.podbean.com/.

Dr David Hindmarsh and Julian Le Saux discuss recent medical articles from the British Journal of General Practice (BJGP) and the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Subjects covered this time:

  • Coronavirus
  • Using mHealth for the management of hypertension in UK primary care,BJGP Sept 2019 p 435
  • Patient preferences for management of high blood pressure in the UK, BJGP Sept 2019 p 437
  • Steps to benefit from social prescription, BJGP Jan 2020 p 18
  • Primary Care Networks: NHS England under pressure to rein in its ambitions, BMJ m230
  • Gender pay gap in general practice is 35%, report finds, BMJ m112

‘I’m a Parsnip!’ out now on Amazon

‘I’m a Parsnip!’, my new picture book, is now available from Amazon – https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1709986395 in the UK, or https://www.amazon.com/dp/1709986395 in the US. It’s light-hearted look at the transgender experience, telling the story of Penny the Carrot, who comes to the realization that actually she’s a parsnip. There’s also a short video based on the book on YouTube – https://youtu.be/Y5G-b6xb-Ps.

Please view, buy, read, rate, review, follow, share, and anything else you can think of!

Dr Hairy’s Podcast No 3

A new instalment of Dr Hairy’s Podcast is now available at http://www.drhairy.org/index.php/dr-hairys-research-podcasts, or on Podbean at https://drhairysresearchpodcasts.podbean.com/.

Dr David Hindmarsh and Julian Le Saux discuss recent medical articles from the British Journal of General Practice (BJGP) and the British Medical Journal (BMJ). Subjects covered this time:

  • ‘Non-attendance at urgent referral appointments for suspected cancer’, BJGP December 2019, p 602
  • ‘Factors affecting use of unscheduled care for people with advanced cancer’, BJGP December 2019, p 603
  • ‘The Reflecting Team: a new approach to case discussion’, BJGP December 2019, p 612
  • ‘Quaternary JPrevention: an evidence-based concept aiming to protect patients from medical harm’, BJGP December 2019, p 614
  • ‘AI system outperforms radiologists in first reading of breast cancer screening, study claims’, BMJ m16
  • ‘C reactive protein testin in general practice safely reduces antibiotic use for flare-ups of COPD’, BMJ l5991
  • ‘Long term exposure to ambient fine particulate matter and incidence of stroke’, BMJ l6720
  • France removes state funding for dementia drugs’, BMJ l6930