“FULLY BOOKED”

I was recently telling a colleague of mine about my campaign for a Sunshine Act for Scotland. My colleague had noticed this recent interview as published in the BMJ: I … Continue reading “FULLY BOOKED”

Special partnerships

A friend of mine recently told me that the road signs used throughout Great Britain were devised by a partnership between Richard Kinneir and Margaret Calvert. Their system has become a … Continue reading Special partnerships

Marketing of Latuda in NHS Scotland

In an NHS e-mail with a wide distribution list, I was invited to this marketing event. Though it is titled “Current updates in treatment for schizophrenia” the following programme demonstrates … Continue reading Marketing of Latuda in NHS Scotland

Psychiatry, dependent on its authority, is finding withdrawal seriously difficult

In the week that has followed the publication and media reports of this Lancet paper, I have noticed how Psychiatry (my profession) has seemed to be struggling with any threat … Continue reading Psychiatry, dependent on its authority, is finding withdrawal seriously difficult