Andrew Dickson

Dr Andrew Dickson is a Health Sociologist at Massey University, a director at Other Side Consulting, and a leading researcher and commentator on the weight loss industry.

Sep 29, 2018

The 'no fault' fallacy: Looking back at our 18 months of ACC hell

Eight years ago a birth accident resulted in Andrew Dickson's son being diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Today Dickson is still battling the ACC for compensation.

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May 14, 2018

I took NZ weight loss pill Calocurb and the side effects were... disturbing

Developed by NZ plant scientists, Calocurb is being marketed as a major step forward in appetite-control treatment. But is it all it's cracked up to be? Weight loss industry expert Andrew Dickson gave it a try.

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Jul 27, 2017

The leadership industry has infected our health sector and nobody has the cure

'Leadership' positions are reportedly set to skyrocket under a new DHB restructure plan. But what's needed isn't yet more overpaid leaders, writes Andrew Dickson – it's efficient and effective managers.

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