COMPETING INTERESTS

This BMJ Feature article on Competing Interests was published on the 6th January 2021 and can be read in full here. In 2013 I raised a petition with the Scottish … Continue reading COMPETING INTERESTS

‘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’

‘That kind of anger is a giveaway’

This passage from ‘Stories We Tell Ourselves’ by Richard Holloway reminded me of writings and research into certainty and medical decison making:

‘The subjective-objective divide’

When I was a psychiatrist we were trained to describe patients’ experiences ‘objectively’. This passage from ‘Stories We Tell Ourselves’ by Richard Holloway reminded me of the folly of such … Continue reading ‘The subjective-objective divide’