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Nudging seemed to be all the rage a few years ago - a way of changing individual behaviours to help people make better choices, about their diet, exercise and other habits. A lot of hype ensued, the UK government under Tony Blair even set up a “nudge unit” - but questions were asked about the efficacy of the approaches used, confusion about what a nudge actually was, and how to turn it into actual scalable change have followed the discipline. In this podcast Craig Fox, behavioural scientist at UCLA, and author of a new analysis “Details matter: predicting when nudging clinicians will succeed or fail” joins us to explain why he thinks nudging could work in medicine. https://www.bmj.com/content/370/bmj.m3256 To register for your free online place at BMJ Live 2020 visit