In Logie Churchyard I came across the grave of Dr Henry Dryerre, it was early morning and the sun had just appeared above the horizon. So my eyes were straining … Continue reading “PURE DRUGS”
I recently shared a BMJ report that outlined the approval of Esketamine in Europe: Since sharing this news, the following rapid response by the MHRA [The Medicines and Healthcare products … Continue reading Esketamine: Regulators and a confusing narrative
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The 2019 International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has won Best Conference Development at the Association Awards UK. Naturally there was much sharing of the news of this … Continue reading “Absolutely spot on !!!!”
The cover of the December 2019 edition of the INSIGHT magazine of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has a cartoon that portrays the Election of the next College President as … Continue reading “The Election that really matters!”
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Throughout November, the three candidates for the next President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists have been answering questions “important to members, patients and carers”. Tomorrow is the last day … Continue reading Throughout November: your questions answered
Throughout November, the Royal College of Psychiatrists are offering the “opportunity to quiz the Presidential hopefuls”: Today, the 8th November 2019 I have submitted my question: “If you are elected … Continue reading My question to the Presidential hopefuls
I shared my decision to take early retirement with the President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Yesterday, I received a one-line reply “I am sorry to hear this but … Continue reading twenty-five years
The current edition of INSIGHT, the magazine of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, celebrates 25 years since the College opened its doors in Scotland. This anniversary spans the same period … Continue reading Celebrating 25 years
Remarked the Chair of the Scottish Division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists after being greeted by name by reception staff as he arrived at St Andrew’s House. Unfortunately I … Continue reading “Good to have a Government that listens!”
Last week the Council for Evidenced-Based Psychiatry (CEP) called for “the implementation of a UK Sunshine Act to make transparent the financial relationships between doctors and pharmaceutical companies & the … Continue reading ‘CEP calls for UK Sunshine Act’