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It's not cancer

It was interesting to see that Antimicrobial Stewardship made it to the front page of the Sydney Morning Herald (hat-tip to Krispin Hajkowicz - twitter -  for letting me know it was actually on the front page), although I'm equally interested in the fact that it occurred through the lens 
Avatar Trent Yarwood on Health, Infection and Politics

On Impossibility:

An Open Letter - from the anonymous SMO to the Premier  of Queensland and the Minister for Health   These words are not mine - but the opinions in them are common to many of us.   Date: 7 March 2014 10:48:17 PM AEST To: thepremier@premiers.qld.gov.au Cc: Health@ministerial.qld.gov.au   Subject: Nothing 
Avatar Trent Yarwood on Health, Politics and Queensland

Thinky: On the Ethics of a "Nanny State"

It's fair to say that my politics are not those of The IPA, but I do quite enjoy reading Chris Berg - he's rather amusing on twitter and he's written some cracking articles on videogame violence, the expansion of national security because terrrorism and internet censorship. As you might expect from 
Avatar Trent Yarwood on Health and Politics

Twitter is making me sad today

In case you've been living under a rock, recently, the Government has been holding an inquiry into Intelligence and Security legislation reform.  You can follow the discussion on twitter here. (warning - the tag is where the opposition to the proposal is centred). The goverment is running the sham line 
Avatar Trent Yarwood on Computing and Politics

The Great Breastscreen Unhinging

So, it seems that Breastscreen Queensland is on its way out as part of the Queensland LNP's hospital reform agenda. Twitter was not impressed. I posted a couple of messages into the #breastscreen tag and got an interesting discussion and a small flurry of people telling me stuff I already 
Avatar Trent Yarwood on Health, Politics and Queensland