Dr Michael Fitzpatrick

Dr Michael Fitzpatrick is a retired General Practitioner. He has written on a wide range of medical and political subjects including epidemics, addictions and health scares, for both medical publications and the mainstream media. Mike is the author of Defeating Austism: a damaging delusion, and MMR and Autism and The Tyranny of Health: Doctors and the Regulation of Lifestyle. He is a member of the Battle of Ideas Editorial Committee.

 Related Sessions

Sunday 2 November 2008, 2.00pm Lecture Theatre 1
Boozy Britain


 Publications

Defeating Austism: a damaging delusion (Routledge, 2008)
MMR and Autism (Routledge, 2004)
The Tyranny of Health: Doctors and the Regulation of Lifestyle (Routledge, 2000)


 Festival Buzz

"The audience were the stars of the Battle of Ideas - engaged, informed and enthusiastic. As a panellist, I felt both ashamed and educated. Exactly as it should be."
John Street, professor of politics, University of East Anglia