Tag Archives: “Pills”

Prescribing en masse !

Solving the Nation’s health problems is a big challenge for the Government, but at last they have begun to come up with the start of a Grand National Health Plan. It has just been announced that all men over 60 … Continue reading

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“Pills Galore”

I have written a lot about pills over the years and many of the posts feature my favourite cartoon character, “Pilly Galore”.   (You can see all my earlier blogs on this subject by clicking on “PILLS” in the TAG CLOUD). … Continue reading

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“No more pills”

This is the 500th post since I first started writing this blog in 2010.  Obviously now with my thousands of followers, my writing has become much more influential.  Nothing bears this out more than over the last two weeks.  At … Continue reading

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“Take More Pills”

This blog follows “Take Less Pills” and many other posts on pills which can be found by clicking on “PILLS” in the TAG CLOUD. Only one page after a report on taking less pills, The Daily Mail on 4th July … Continue reading

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“Take Less Pills”

Another presentation at the Age UK Later Life Conference this year was a senior doctor giving some surprising, unusual and rather contradictory advice. Dr Charles Alessi is Public Health England’s Lead Advisor for preventable diseases and also Chairman of the National Association … Continue reading

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“Granny Knows Best”

After multi-million pounds have been spent on medical research into heart disease, the drug industry came up with a new wonder drug “STATINS”.  Now the accepted drug of choice for many doctors and millions of their pill hungry patients.  In … Continue reading

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“Don’t Fall Asleep”

My friend Pilly Galore would be delighted to read that GPs are continuing to prescribe lots of sleeping pills to elderly people.  (See my earlier blogs by clicking in the TAG CLOUD on PILLS). Around 10 million sleeping pill prescriptions … Continue reading

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