A Royal College calls for

In the NEWS section of the BMJ it has been confirmed that the “The Royal College of General Practitioners will call on the General Medical Council to ensure that all … Continue reading A Royal College calls for

Hints

I would suggest that these hints matter today as much as any time in history:

Psychiatry, dependent on its authority, is finding withdrawal seriously difficult

In the week that has followed the publication and media reports of this Lancet paper, I have noticed how Psychiatry (my profession) has seemed to be struggling with any threat … Continue reading Psychiatry, dependent on its authority, is finding withdrawal seriously difficult

The Politics of Dementia

At the recent leaders Debate, David Cameron commented specifically on the progress made in  increasing dementia diagnosis rates in NHS England: I have long had concerns about the ethics of … Continue reading The Politics of Dementia