The Doctor Who Fooled the World“It really rolled out from that hospital in North London all around the world.” 

As heard on Today with Claire Byrne

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Journalist Brian Deer spoke to Claire Byrne on Tuesday about his book, The Doctor Who Fooled the World. The doctor in question is Andrew Wakefield and Claire put it to him that said doctor is still fooling some of the world. Wakefield is the doctor who published a paper from the Royal Free Medical School & Hospital in London, concluding that the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination …

Coping with a Stammer“People seem to think that it’s actually ok to treat a person with a stutter like they don’t matter.” 

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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There are a lot of ways you could talk about Sandra Kelly after hearing her on Tuesday’s Ryan Tubridy Show. You could say that she’s brave, she’s honest, that going on the radio to talk about her stammer has to be challenging and must have been nerve-wracking and isn’t she amazing for doing it? And all these things would be true, but they still come across as a little patronising of …