Industry issues

Industry issues

Blog, pharmacy, the law

The line between complementary and quackery

9th APRIL, 2018 Alternative TherapiesUnsubstantiated claimsA billion dollar industry Complementary Alternative Therapies (CAM) were once laughed at by Western medical groups as scientific fraud. Today they are accepted by many members of the health industry, including some Doctors. Where is the proof that their products are cost effective and useful? Here are some figures on …

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Blog, theater, doctors, surgery

Inadequate nursing levels in private clinics

There is sometimes a conflict of interest between business profits and clinical safety In one Australian private day clinic, patients were being pushed through theatre, late into the afternoon. Minor surgical procedures were being done, broken fingers fixed, colonoscopies, grommets placed in children’s ears. The patients were a mix of adults and children. The surgeon …

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