Bush Orders – bringing competition to remote areas

One of my long-held beliefs is that people who live in rural and remote areas need to support their local businesses, or risk losing them.  After all, city-based people are not going to drive to the middle of nowhere for the privilege of paying higher prices for a restricted range of lower quality goods.  SoContinue reading “Bush Orders – bringing competition to remote areas”

Cookbook clinical practice

For many years I have been dismissive of the trend towards what I call “cookbook practice”.  This is clinical practice in which all the decisions are pre-set, and the clinician just fills in the blanks and follows the resulting algorithm for treatment or referral.  My objection was based on the idea that clinical judgement isContinue reading “Cookbook clinical practice”