An edited short film based on some of the contributions to Radio 4’s Moral Maze ‘The Morality of Leadership’(aired on 23 March 2019): Music Credit: ‘Collapsing Time’ by Dexter Britain … Continue reading The Morality of Leadership
As I entered Stirling Central Library last night, I was invited to become a member of a “TOOL Library” My considerations of the increasingly mechanical approach to healthcare in NHS … Continue reading ‘TOOL Library’
This short film is based on a Radio Scotland interview with Professor Alison Britton who chaired the Investigative Review into the Scottish Independent Review of transvaginal mesh implants. In a … Continue reading How many more inquiries?
Last week’s Scotland on Sunday had the above image on its front page. Inside, the paper went on to share and discuss the findings of a recent poll. The Editorial … Continue reading NHS Scotland: from ‘sticking plasters’ to NASA
In a previous post I shared a response from Audit Scotland to a FOI request that sought to clarify how much public money was going to “Quality Improvement Partners” such … Continue reading Payments from NHS Scotland to the USA
Unfortunately this question cannot be answered as the information is not publicly available, this despite the fact that public money has been going to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement since … Continue reading How much NHS Scotland money is going to ‘Quality Improvement Partners’?
A few of the words of Albert Camus, Richard Yates and Emily Fridlund:
Sunday 8th July 2018, Bridge of Allan. Dear Dame Coia, I received your reply to my open letter yesterday. I wanted to write and thank you for your most helpful … Continue reading My reply to Dame Denise Coia
Last week I sent an open letter to the Chair of Healthcare Improvement Scotland on Realistic Medicine in NHS Scotland. I have received this prompt reply: I am sure that … Continue reading Healthcare Improvement Scotland and Realistic Medicine
I have sent this open letter to the Chair of Healthcare Improvement Scotland and copied it to the Chief Medical Officer for Scotland: 2nd July 2018. Dear Dame Coia, Healthcare … Continue reading Open letter to Dame Denise Coia
A few extracts from ‘Revolutionary Road’ by Richard Yates:
Last week I attended the Scottish Philosophy and Psychiatry Interest Group in Stirling. The speakers were all excellent and I would like to share some of the learning and discussions. … Continue reading Scottish Philosophy and Psychiatry Interest Group