You don't need to be signed in to read BMJ Blogs, but you can register here to receive updates about other BMJ products and services via our site.

Making a Difference

William Lee on “A Short Stay In Switzerland”

27 Jan, 09 | by BMJ

William Lee Last night the BBC aired “A Short Stay in Switzerland”, a one-off drama based on the true story of a terminally ill doctor who killed herself in Zurich with the help of Dignitas, an organisation specialising in assisting suicide (read obituary). Assisting a person to commit suicide is illegal in the UK, though there have been several attempts to change the law in recent years. more…

Domhnall MacAuley: All change on Tuesdays

25 Apr, 08 | by BMJ Group

Paris in the spring clearly caught the imagination of the record 2000+ delegates attending the International Quality Forum. Some fascinating lessons in quality improvement but as often, not the ones you anticipate. The first message was never to make changes on a Tuesday- because in any health care system that is when you will have a full complement of staff and the system working at its best. more…

Domhnall MacAuley on “Palliative care beyond cancer” versus “Multiple health problems in elderly patients”

22 Apr, 08 | by BMJ

Had an interesting conversation at the weekend – some feel that “Palliative care beyond cancer” and “Multiple health problems in elderly patients” address very similar issues and populations. Not sure that I would agree, but what do you think? more…

Domhnall MacAuley on Making a Difference

17 Apr, 08 | by BMJ

It’s live! Up and running! Have you seen the BMJ’s website, articles, and listened to the podcasts? The “Making a difference” project is one of our most exciting recent projects; a multimedia dynamic and innovative adventure. I should not say it … but it is superb. See the web, tell your friends and family, and get them to vote. So, how did we get here? more…

BMJ blogs homepage

The BMJ

Helping doctors make better decisions. Visit site



Creative Comms logo

Latest from The BMJ

Latest from The BMJ

Latest from BMJ podcasts

Latest from BMJ podcasts

Blogs linking here

Blogs linking here