On the 6 March 2018, I asked the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland if it supports Sunshine legislation. This was the reply that I received from Colin McKay, Chief Executive: … Continue reading Mental Welfare Commission: “This isn’t a priority for us”
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
In a previous post the FOI returns on Haloperidol prescribing in NHS Scotland were shared. This followed on from my consideration of a BMJ report regarding the scale and potential … Continue reading Haloperidol prescribing to Scotland’s elders
This leaflet is widely available to patients in NHS Scotland including in the waiting room outside my consulting room: Its first page defines consent as follows: This is … Continue reading Do we care enough about consent?
On the 30th October I received this most helpful reply from Alex Neil, MSP, Cabinet Minister for Health and Wellbeing for the Scottish Government. The full letter is as follows … Continue reading Scotland’s approach to Dementia Diagnosis