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?
For my previous post I visited the Royal College of Psychiatrists website. I was seeking to establish if the archive on the Defeat Depression Campaign remained unavailable [actually I found … Continue reading Award culture in British Psychiatry
Science is important to us all. This post is an attempt to explore some of the broad issues that we need to consider to ensure scientific integrity. Science is more … Continue reading The Narrative Controllers
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 . . .’
The following film is an expression of my reasons for having resigned from the Royal College of Psychiatrists. I took this decision after a lot of reflection about what is … Continue reading Values
The title of this post comes from a P.S. note in a letter from the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer to his American friend Robert Bly. It returned my mind to … Continue reading Med älven
Professor Oliver Howes is an appointed member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Psychopharmacology Committee. Professor Howes is one of those involved in providing Continuing Medical Education (CME) at this … Continue reading ‘appointed member’
To be revalidated by the General Medical Council all UK doctors have to evidence participation in Continuing Medical Education (CME). This is based upon an accredited system of Continuing Professional … Continue reading Continuing Medical “Education”