Many years ago, one of my patients who had lost a child to suicide, wrote to me to say: Some years later I read this: I have previously shared considerations … Continue reading Kindness, attention and respect
In a recent post I wrote about how I could not find this publication on Suicide Risk and the SSRIs in the list of publications given by Professor Sir Simon … Continue reading Another publication that is missing from an extensive list
This post shares e-mails that I have previously sent to Prof Rob Howard, Old Age Psychiatrist and Dementia Researcher, University College London. I have not included any e-mails from Professor … Continue reading ‘Partisan’
The above publication does not seem to appear in the list Professor Sir Simon Wessely provides of his publications [I would suggest that it should appear somewhere after publication 101]: … Continue reading A publication that is missing from an extensive list
Last month I wrote to the Lead for the National Suicide Prevention Strategy for England. The current lead, Professor Louis Appleby, has a prominent social media presence and naturally many … Continue reading National Suicide Prevention Strategy
There was an interesting article about approaches taken to leadership roles in yesterday’s Guardian newspaper. The article was entitled “Unlocking Power”. On reading the article my mind returned to a … Continue reading ‘Unlocking Power’
All material used in this pictogram comes from published sources in the public domain: The power of language: Use in psychiatry; Rif S. El-Mallakh, and Sabine Doenninghaus; Published online: 02 … Continue reading ‘The power of language use in psychiatry’
3rd October 2018, Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-Chief of the BMJ: “We need a Sunshine Act to ensure that payments are properly declared. We also need action from medicines’s leaders – the … Continue reading Sunshine, light, and the Royal College of Psychiatrists
This letter, by Professor Simon Wessely, was published in the British Medical Journal on the 9th August 2003:
This article, by Doctor Simon Wessely, was published in the Irish Independent on Tuesday 1st November 1994.
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? The Royal Society of Medicine was established … Continue reading Royal Society of Medicine: Sunshine legislation
For many years now I have shared as much as I possibly can in relation to my activism for Sunshine legislation. Last week I wrote a letter to the Royal … Continue reading We listen.