“Openness is the next priority”

14 February 2018. Dear Dr Crichton, Many thanks for this perspective and I wish you all the best in your period of office as Chair of the Royal College of … Continue reading “Openness is the next priority”

“Villains and Demonisers”

Almost a decade ago, one of the advisors to the Scottish Government on prescribing of antidepressants stated that it was the general public and their “distaste” for antidepressants that were … Continue reading “Villains and Demonisers”

Hide and Seek

This is the ‘No Holds Barred’ perspective by Dr Margaret McCartney, published in the BMJ, 27 January 2018:  

Realistic Psychiatry in Scotland: where are we now?

On the 26th January 2018 I attended the Winter Meeting of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland. Unfortunately I was only able to stay for the morning session. This … Continue reading Realistic Psychiatry in Scotland: where are we now?