I will be leaving the profession of Medicine on the 20th of January 2020. I have never had 20/20 vision and never will have! My eyesight is poor and I … Continue reading 20-1-20
In his talk ‘The mystery and paradox of scientific medicine‘ Raymond Tallis remarked:
I only have a phone for work and it is not “Smart”. I have therefore always relied – in my time as a doctor – on old-fashioned diaries! The above … Continue reading My work diaries
I have recently taken a most difficult decision: I have decided to retire as a doctor from the beginning of next year (2020). I really will miss being a doctor … Continue reading ‘borrowed words’
The image is of Colinton pharmacy.
A passage from Howards End by E M Forster:
Scattered N O T E S of the rebel antiquary:
We recently went to see the film ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ at the cinema. How it took us back. A long time ago I made this short film:
I have just sent this letter: Sent: 07 October 2018 10:49 Subject: Sunshine legislation Bridge of Allan, 7th October 2018 Dear Royal Colleges, General Medical Council, UK Governments, UK Parliaments/Assemblies, … Continue reading Sunshine legislation
In a recent post I outlined [the generally hidden] commercial influences of ‘key opinion leaders’ in British Psychiatry. My research into what is publicly available on competing financial interests in … Continue reading ‘Evidence Based Medicine’ or ‘Industry Biased Medicine’?
This post is not about Donald Trump. I first communicated with Professor Sir Simon Wessely not long after he had been elected as President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. … Continue reading Presidency
Auchengray House has been a ruined shell since a catastrophic fire in 1937. At the time all was going horribly wrong for the multi-millionaire owner, J M Colville. Not only … Continue reading The funeral took place in radiant sunshine