The Royal Society of Medicine: fine dining but no sunshine

I have written to a number of UK bodies who have a leadership role in healthcare to ask whether they support Sunshine legislation or not? I have now received this response from … Continue reading The Royal Society of Medicine: fine dining but no sunshine

“Chemical Imbalance”

When I was started on an SSRI antidepressant in 1998 for anxiety I was told by my doctor that this would correct a “chemical imbalance” in my brain.  As a … Continue reading “Chemical Imbalance”

Scotland needs to create space for all voices

Chrys Muirhead recently wrote a blog post “appealing for survivor voices to be welcomed and respected in Scottish mental health arenas”. I offered this short supportive reply: Dear Chrys, You are … Continue reading Scotland needs to create space for all voices

RSM Health Matters Podcast: Episode 1 – Antidepressants

RSM Health Matters Podcast: Episode 1 – Antidepressants, Antibiotics and the Gender Pay Gap 26th April 2018 Kaji Sritharan (KS), Professor Sir Simon Wessely (SW), Professor Clare Gerada (CG) [This … Continue reading RSM Health Matters Podcast: Episode 1 – Antidepressants