Correspondence with the British Association for Psychopharmacology

Year after year, month after month, week after week, the British Association for Psychopharmacology [BAP] has invited psychiatrists, and psychiatrists in training, to their “educational meetings”. Throughout my career I … Continue reading Correspondence with the British Association for Psychopharmacology

Might the experts themselves be confused?

I recently read a British Geriatrics Society (BGS) blog which was titled: “Antidementia medication may improve survival in Alzheimer’s disease”. Having read this blog several times I wrote to the … Continue reading Might the experts themselves be confused?

A letter to Professor Jason Leitch

In this post I reply to Professor Jason Leitch, whose letter of the 2nd June 2015 on Haloperidol prescribing to Scotland’s elderly can be read here:   This is the … Continue reading A letter to Professor Jason Leitch

Hospital prescribing of Haloperidol in your NHS Health Board area

I have sent the following as a Freedom of Information request to 14 NHS Boards in Scotland. When I receive replies I will post them on Hole Ousia. 7 November … Continue reading Hospital prescribing of Haloperidol in your NHS Health Board area

Early detection of dementia: RCPsych result

“This House supports the early detection of dementia” Following on from my previous post which outlined my opposing argument, I can now share the result of this RCPsych debate: The … Continue reading Early detection of dementia: RCPsych result

“This House supports the early detection of dementia”

This debate was part of  the Northern and Yorkshire Autumn Conference of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and was held in Durham, on Friday 26th September 2014. The motion was … Continue reading “This House supports the early detection of dementia”

Primum non forgetful

Disclaimer: the transcript of this film (and the film itself) does not represent the views of any organisation. Any opinions offered by Hole Ousia and the filmmaker are made in a personal capacity only. … Continue reading Primum non forgetful