Tag Archives: alcohol

The new moderation

So, New Year, New You – time to give up booze, start a new exercise regime, cut out the chocolate and decide 2013 is the year you will finally get fit, yes? Actually, maybe not. I’m not a big fan of banning things, or cutting out what you enjoy completely (except tobacco – there’s really […]

Nanny NICE?

I’m a big fan of the work of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Someone has to make the hard decisions about which treatments are sufficiently cost-effective to provide on the NHS. I’m glad the decisions are, by and large, made by committees of experts, after careful appraisal of the evidence. You can […]