Like Sir Robert Francis, I prefer the term ‘Freedom to Speak Up‘ to “whistleblowing”. However the Scottish Government has chosen to stick with the latter. The first two films below … Continue reading Whistleblowing in NHS Scotland
Last Friday I learned that the Royal College of Psychiatrists was worried that my ideas were “over-valued”. The same day the College shared its full response to the recent General … Continue reading ‘Workforce wellbeing’
Almost a year ago the Chair of the Scottish Division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Professor John Crichton, phoned me in connection with a wider debate around the media … Continue reading Under-valued ideas
The current edition of INSIGHT, the magazine of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, celebrates 25 years since the College opened its doors in Scotland. This anniversary spans the same period … Continue reading Celebrating 25 years
My wife, who is an NHS doctor, and her parents, both retired NHS doctors, are going to a performance of GASLIGHT at Perth Theatre. I have decided not to go, … Continue reading GASLIGHT
This was the advice given to ‘Mrs Hawkins’ in ‘A Far Cry From Kensington’. It was also the advice I was given by a senior parliamentarian when I began actively … Continue reading Credibility
This was a sub-headline in today’s Scotland on Sunday.
9 February 2019. The President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists: “Really skilled Consultants in all specialties are walking away from the NHS just when we need them most” The … Continue reading “Just when we need them most”
I recently shared what was not redacted from the 300 page response of a ‘Subject Access’ inquiry that I made to the Royal College of Psychiatrists. This response reveals that … Continue reading The Royal College of Psychiatrists and sunshine: ‘Gordon Bennett’!
This film is for Truthman30 Credits: (1) Footage of Grangemouth from the brilliant film ‘SHUTDOWN’ (2) ‘Vote for Me’ – by the Specials (I do not have copyright) (3) Quotes … Continue reading GAS LIGHT