23 May 2023: “The Royal College of Psychiatrists is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Gin Malhi as the next College Editor and Editor-in-Chief of the world-class British Journal of Psychiatry (BJPsych)”
This announcement omitted to mention that Professor Gin Malhi has been a career-long paid opinion leader. In 2018, the former Editor of the BMJ stated:
Prof Malhi is a now in the highest possible position to shape the future of prescribing of psychiatric drugs in the UK. The following [in time order] provides some of the relevant background to Prof Malhi’s career and current appointment:
2022: From Medicines Australia database of Member companies’ payments and transfers of value for Australian healthcare professionals [please click on image for closer view]
Only one pharmaceutical company features, that being Janssen-Cilag.