Language and professional values

The following quotes, from writers whom I admire, encapsulate some of the issues regarding our personal choice of language: Our choice in our use of language matters and this is … Continue reading Language and professional values

An Institutional responsibility: morality

When I first made this film I was still working as an NHS psychiatrist. I have since retired. I am re-sharing this film as my concerns have not diminished but … Continue reading An Institutional responsibility: morality

“All DISCO”

A senior medic, with a prolific presence on Twitter, described Twitter as “all Disco“. This is my reply: I N S Y M P A T I C O In … Continue reading “All DISCO”

The wounded ourselves

To anti-THIS and anti-THAT – each day a new ‘recruit’ is enlisted: played out on a BINGO card – but this is not a game. In the anti-WORLD of military … Continue reading The wounded ourselves