Once upon a time Alexander McCall Smith gave me a book. It was called “A Pattern Language”. For the romantic this post is about stories. For the realist this post … Continue reading A pattern language
Hole Ousia never stops learning. Hole Ousia is troubled that the ‘collaboration’ with the Pharmaceutical Industry in ‘medical education’ can have consequences and actually undermine science which seeks objectivity.
The Editor in Chief of the BMJ has recently said: I have written to a number of UK bodies who have a leadership role in healthcare. One of the most … Continue reading Science Media Centre and transparency: where is the leadership?
When I was started on an SSRI antidepressant in 1998 for anxiety I was told by my doctor that this would correct a “chemical imbalance” in my brain. As a … Continue reading “Chemical Imbalance”
My contribution along with Alastair Campbell to a BBC Radio Scotland call-in show on World Mental Health Day 2018. The conversation considers stigma, antidepressant prescribing in Scotland, realistic medicine and … Continue reading [I M] B A L A N C E