Business is booming [favouring the narrative controllers]

The porter’s bell is ringing: A fictional BMJ cover: The Narrative Controllers:

“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]

More than 7 years on and little has changed

More than seven years have now passed since I put together this blog post [copied in full below]: It is fair to conclude that reassurances offered by the College in … Continue reading More than 7 years on and little has changed