I have come across this full page reminder from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) a number of times in recent Sunday newspapers. As an NHS doctor who has worked as … Continue reading “If an ad is wrong . . .”
Almost 2 months have passed since I first wrote to Minevation Ltd and I have had no reply. I have therefore decided to share my communications [see below]: To: firstname.lastname@example.org; … Continue reading Information science and transparency
My uncle, Dr Guy Scott, was President of Zambia. When my uncle last visited Scotland we chatted awa as if there was no tomorrow. I have also communicated with a … Continue reading Communicating with a President
In ‘Pale Fire’ Vladimir Nabokov talks of “the elf-haunted alderwood”. All woodlands need light or there will not be new growth.
Next week the 2019 International Congress for the Royal College of Psychiatrists will take place in London. Naturally the President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and her predecessor, have … Continue reading Puritanical or Platinum?
This week the Managing Director of Minervation Ltd gave a talk in Leeds about “blogging, social media, gamification & elves” A number of folk, unsure what gamification is, asked the … Continue reading Gamification
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 Dear Professor Cipriani, The SUSANA Survey: I have now had some time to think over your considered response. Thank you again for this. I have never … Continue reading Letter to Professor Andrea Cipriani
I have recently completed this survey. This is how the survey is introduced: I have over twenty years experience of antidepressants as both a patient and as a prescriber so … Continue reading SUSANA survey
On the 29th April 2019, André Tomlin, a Founder and Board Member of Minervation Ltd, shared on social media: “I started the Mental Elf 8 years ago. Today we ticked … Continue reading 70,000 followers
Language that a Trainee Editor of BJPsych and member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has shared with all: “Arguing with dumb people only makes you dumber” “I can spot a wrong … Continue reading language of the mind
The above is a quote from Roy Porter a historian specialising in the history of medicine. It is an old quote as sadly Roy Porter died at a young age … Continue reading ‘Even in today’s enlightened age . . .’
This is the title of a recently published book by Professor Ed Bullmore of the University of Cambridge. This book gained generally uncritical reviews, such as this : Almost a … Continue reading ‘The Inflamed Mind’