Industry issues

Industry issues

Blog, pharmacy, the law

The line between complementary and quackery

Complementary Alternative Therapies (CAM) were once laughed at by Western medical groups as scientific fraud. Today they are accepted as the norm by many members of the health industry, including some Doctors. However hard scientific evidence about the effectiveness of many of their products is often missing.  Alternative therapies are BIG business. Here are some …

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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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