Archive for April, 2010

Last week I attended an evening seminar on health journalism organised by the Patient Information Forum and held at the Trust. Jo Brodie’s written a decent summary of the proceedings on her blog. The presentations were interesting, though largely of a familiar ilk: both press officers and journalists are partially at fault, fitting responsible health […]


I know. Horrific, yet brilliant, word isn’t it? It was one of many puntastic new words picked up at the┬áNuffield Council on Bioethics’ Annual Lecture at the Royal Society on Monday night. Other terrible words I liked: obesessing, obesogenic (and turning society from that into a ‘fitogenic’ one). Not exactly what I was expecting to […]