September 6, 2017

Health

September 6, 2017

Plain packaging doesn’t work

The introduction of plain packaging for cigarettes has only served to fuel the sale of fake cigarettes on the black market. This and other unintended consequences mean the ban should be scrapped, argues Bill Wirtz.
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September 4, 2017

Antibiotic resistance deadlier than cancer

Julian Sturdy MP discusses the continued rise in antimicrobial resistance, the dangers it poses, and the steps we can take to stem its rise.
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August 25, 2017

Guernsey: a vision for healthcare reform?

With the NHS facing the unedifying prospect of its worst A&E waiting times in a long time, and bed-blocking up by 52 per cent in three years, a quiet corner of the British Isles has employed a healthcare funding model that keeps its health service in fighting form, says William Walter. 
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July 14, 2017

Big data: a friend or foe in healthcare?

William Pett discusses the growing suspicion that big data is being used to subvert rather than enhance democracy and explores the implications of  this for the healthcare industry.
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