Richard Lehman

Richard Lehman

has published 8 posts

Richard Lehman, MA, BM, BCh, MRCGP, was a full-time general practitioner in Banbury for 32 years. For the last 17 years he has also written a weekly summary of the principal medical journals which is posted on the BMJ website. After retirement from UK general practice in 2010 he has worked on studies of the patient experience, and has spent a year at Yale working with the Yale University Open Data Access (YODA) project and remains a consultant to the group. His main interest in ways to develop better informed dialogue with patients and he is on the steering committees of the NICE shared decision making initiative and Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Choosing Wisely group.He is Senior Advisory Fellow in General Practice at Cochrane UK.

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Sharing decisions about antibiotics

It's World Antibiotic Awareness Week and Richard Lehman looks at the latest evidence on shared decisions about antibiotic use for respiratory infections