“Another me”

This passage [which I have edited] by Gabriel García Márquez  was written well before the advent of social media, but seems remarkably prescient: From time to time I become aware that … Continue reading “Another me”

Language and professional values

The following quotes, from writers whom I admire, encapsulate some of the issues regarding our personal choice of language: Our choice in our use of language matters and this is … Continue reading Language and professional values

Don’t look up

The Autumn 2021 INSIGHT magazine reported that the Royal College of Psychiatrists has been “acknowledged as leading the way” when the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges asked  the President and … Continue reading Don’t look up

awarding psychiatry itself

The Royal College of Psychiatrists promotes its very own award culture. This began a few Presidents’ back alongside a “much expanded” College media team. The RCPsych awards merit “the best … Continue reading awarding psychiatry itself