sunshine is guid for us all

For more than a decade I campaigned for Sunshine legislation for Scotland. In 2013 I raised a petition with the Scottish Parliament. Given the need for consideration of a wide-range … Continue reading sunshine is guid for us all

Market instability

Lithium is the first-line treatment for Bipolar Disorder recommended by NICE. In the current BMJ it is reported that the manfacturers, Essential Pharma, intend to withdraw PRIADEL the widely used … Continue reading Market instability

Medical Guidelines and lived experience

Many like me will welcome the news that NICE has amended its guidelines on depression. The hope must be that there will be better understanding and support for those, like … Continue reading Medical Guidelines and lived experience

A letter in the BMJ

References: Davies J, Moncrieff J, Kinderman P, et al; Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry. Stigma and efficacy of taking antidepressants. Letter to the editor. Times 2018 Feb 23. Burns W. Pills for … Continue reading A letter in the BMJ