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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue 3rd May 2011

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Any stick is good enough to beat the drinkers with

Many papers today ran a story about the number of GP consultations in Scotland that involved alcohol as a factor.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Fri 29th Apr 2011

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Never let the facts put you off

The British media hasn’t picked up on the tale of Senator Jon Kyl (pictured) who during budget debates in the US Senate earlier this month about the healthcare provider Planned Parent

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Comments (0) :: Last comment Fri 29th Apr 2011

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 27th Apr 2011

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Did advertising really cut road casualties?

Entries have just closed for the 2011 annual awards given by the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising for effective ad campaigns.
 

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 27th Apr 2011

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No thanks, says Boris

Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, (pictured) doesn’t appear too impressed by the rap on the knuckles he recei

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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue 19th Apr 2011

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Newsnight Scotland tackles knife crime costs

Last night Newsnight Scotland followed up Straight Statistics’ analysis of how much knife crime costs NHS Scotland.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Mon 18th Apr 2011

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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu 7th Apr 2011

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It's that time again ...

Some stories won’t die.

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 6th Apr 2011

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Go to work on a pomegranate

Regular readers will know of my interest in “surveys” published by PR companies and greedily consumed whole by journalists.
 

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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue 29th Mar 2011

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King's Fund to the rescue of Social Attitudes Survey

The King’s Fund has stepped in to help preserve a time series of public attitudes to health and the NHS which had been threatened by the Department of Health pulling the plug.<

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Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 23rd Mar 2011

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Cutting through the spam

Straight Statistics readers who wish to comment on articles or blogs will in future have to wait for their comments t

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Comments (0) :: Last comment Wed 23rd Mar 2011