IT is wrong to suggest that Alex Salmond should intervene in the Scottish Medicines Consortium decision of new drugs - he is not a doctor.
A COUPLE of years ago a close friend of mine received the devastating news that he had incurable cancer.
Doctors said it was a matter of months. Chemotherapy might extend his life a little, then again it might not.
My friend took the gamble, as many would. We hear stories about people told they have weeks to live who run marathons five years later.