About the Author
Margaret McCartney is a GP in Glasgow, and has three children. She started writing for the press after being infuriated by an article in a newspaper which claimed that CT body screening was the way to stay well. Since then she has written for most UK newspapers, as well as the British Medical Journal
, other magazines such as Vogue
, and has had columns in the Guardian
and the FT Weekend
. She has won prizes from the Medical Journalists' Association, the Healthwatch award, and from the European School of Oncology.
She has a strong interest in evidence, professionalism, screening and risk. She blogs and tweets. The Patient Paradox is her first book.