Who is wagging the dogs tail?

Before I retired as an NHS psychiatrist I made a ‘Subject Access’ inquiry to the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The heavily redacted response revealed that the College operates in dark … Continue reading Who is wagging the dogs tail?

“Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”

My worry about a sweeping term like ‘latter-day anti-psychiatrists’ is that it risks including those who have suffered harmful consequences of medications taken as prescribed. [Please note: all the descriptions … Continue reading “Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”

The International Congress [Net Surplus]

This year’s International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists is currently taking place in Edinburgh: I was born in Edinburgh. I worked as an NHS psychiatrist for 25 years … Continue reading The International Congress [Net Surplus]

Science Media Centre

Fiona Fox, the founding director of the Science Media Centre, has recently published her book “Beyond the Hype“. In her book, the CEO of the Science Media Centre states “there … Continue reading Science Media Centre