The Psychopharmacology Committee

Two years have passed since I last considered the Psychopharmacology Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. This committee has increased its membership from 10 to 14. Here is a … Continue reading The Psychopharmacology Committee

‘Scotland’s terrible record on drugs deaths’

The Sunday Post, 27 June 2021, included a news special based on recently published research. Analysis  by Stirling University of the prescriptions for 350,000 Scots found one in 10 was … Continue reading ‘Scotland’s terrible record on drugs deaths’

‘Speaking truth to power’

This week’s BMJ begins with the Editor’s perspective of the importance of ‘speaking truth to power’. This can be read in full here [and copied below]. It may always be … Continue reading ‘Speaking truth to power’

BRITAIN’S SIBERIA

Fifteen years ago the following paper [shared in full below] by Dr Allan Beveridge was published in the Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. The paper explores … Continue reading BRITAIN’S SIBERIA