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About David McCoy

David McCoy is a public health physician and Professor of Global Public Health at Queen Mary University London. He has worked in the NHS for many years, including as Director of Public Health for Hammersmith and Fulham.

Articles by David McCoy

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

‘GP at hand’: handy for whom?

New technology should be managed for the benefit of all – not used to allow profit-hungry firms to cherry-pick healthy patients.

Universities must resist the military industrial complex

Health professionals call upon British universities to take an ethical approach to research funding.

What climate change denier Owen Paterson needs to learn about science

The UK environment minister pretends global warming isn’t happening. Advisers should put a new report from Medact on his reading list.

The end of the NHS as we know it

"How the Health and Social Care Bill 2011 would end entitlement to comprehensive health care in England" republished from The Lancet with thanks.

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