A new way of saying goodbye?

Shortly after I joined Twitter he replied to something I wrote, and retweeted it. It was a thrill. His follow-up comments were insightful, incisive and justified. The exchange drew in some more established Tweeps, a few of them followed me, and I felt that I had truly joined the conversation. We followed each other. Thereafter... Continue Reading →

Disappearing doctors: the limits of medical debate on Twitter

My adoption of Twitter coincided with the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP) controversy. Naturally, I 'joined the conversation'. The compact exchanges that followed forced me to examine and re-evaluate my views. The links to press stories (in newspapers I would not normally read) and blogs helped me appreciate how broad the spectrum of opinion is. The... Continue Reading →

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