The chilling effect - Silencing healthy debate

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The chilling effect - Silencing healthy debate

Virginia
McMillan
Archive Article

The use of guerrilla style PR tactics to stop doctors, nurses and public health researchers speaking publicly on issues is not new; it's just getting meaner. Virginia McMillan talks to veterans of the "public stoush" who urge their colleagues not to remain silent when it is important to speak up

Back when mobile surgical services were just a twinkle in urologist Stu Gowland's eye, he was weathering one of the biggest stoushes in New Zealand he