I sent this e-mail the day following the Cross Party Group on Mental Health and Older People held in April 2017: Dear Convener I hope that you do not mind … Continue reading I was not given the opportunity to say this in the Scottish Parliament . . .
Last Sunday Paula Murray wrote an article on my campaign for a Sunshine Act for Scotland. Marion Brown has since kindly shared with me the associated Sunday Express Opinion [as … Continue reading Let the light shine in
I was not aware of this news article published in the Sunday Express 31 March 2019. My mother’s neighbour came across it. I wonder what was the “opinion” [on page … Continue reading ‘The Scottish Government has missed an opportunity’
This is a current Editorial in the BMJ by associate Professor Joseph S Ross of Yale School of Medicine:
The above photograph is of me standing this morning outside the bricked-up, free of light, Forth Defences, at Braefoot. It felt to me an appropriate place to go given this … Continue reading The Scottish Government rejects sunshine legislation
The support of the BMJ Editor in Chief to address meaningfully financial conflicts of interest in medicine and science is most welcome. As an NHS doctor of 25 years I … Continue reading ‘The willingness among some . . .’
It is now over three years since my petition for a Sunshine Act for Scotland was closed. Over this time I have on occasion requested an update from the Scottish … Continue reading A Sunshine Act for Scotland [FOI update]
I shared the above post (and film) with the Scottish Government and I have received the following response: The Government states “in our view this was an appropriate response to … Continue reading No Sunshine for Scotland!
The BMJ of the 12th October 2018 had on its cover: “MESH: how it became a four letter word”. The journal is worth reading for a series of articles that … Continue reading ‘The story is hair raising’