In the news – Over-diagnosis

Over diagnosis continues to feature in the journals and press this week.  If you missed the recent debate the BMJ has produced a summary of its recent articles and podcasts on the topic.  

And in this Sydney Morning Herald article Dr Ray Moynihan, senior research fellow at Bond University discusses the growing evidence that suggests doctors are diagnosing many diseases far too frequently, and this problem of "over-diagnosis" is leading to much overtreatment – even threatening the sustainability of our health system."