I had an exciting e-mail in my in-box this morning. I've been intermittently taking part in the #64MillionArtists #JanuaryChallenge - you may have seen the odd tweet from me with a random picture! Well, today the challenge is for us to "set someone else a challenge." Just last evening I was taking part in a… Continue reading #64MillionArtists #TheJanuaryChallenge #NurseTakeover
My interest in Professor Sir Richard Doll is to some extent a personal one. I was aware of his existence before I lived in Oxford; my father had told me about him and his research that showed the link between smoking and lung cancer. He sometimes recounts the story of the time there was… Continue reading Book Review – Smoking Kills (The Revolutionary Life of Richard Doll) by Conrad Keating
Hello! If you are a regular reader of the Receiving Consent blog, I'd love to hear what you think of the content I post on here! Would you be willing to write a short review of the site? It could even be one line. Either post below, contact me on twitter (@receivingconsnt) or e-mail… Continue reading Blog Reviewers needed!
When I used to think of Penicillin, I automatically thought only of the man who is widely credited with it's discovery and development; Sir Alexander Fleming. Not any more. Alexander Fleming has totally dominated the claims to Penicillin triumph; in my daughter's school there is even a house named after him. He famously received… Continue reading Book Review – The Mould in Dr Florey’s Coat by Eric Lax