“If they stopped listening to industry”

Recently, Dr Helen Salisbury, shared in her BMJ perspective some personal thoughts on the influence of industry on human health [please note: Dr Salisbury was considering industry-influence at its widest … Continue reading “If they stopped listening to industry”

“To encourage respect”

Earlier this month the Royal College of Psychiatrists “reissued” their Social Media Policy “to encourage respect”:The reissuing of this policy attracted a number of responses from Members of the Royal … Continue reading “To encourage respect”

“Classsic Pharma shill stuff”

Professor Robert Howard, 13 April 2022: “From memory, it amounted to attending one meeting to help them understand the data from 2 memantine trials. Here’s the 2006 BMJ paper, anyway. … Continue reading “Classsic Pharma shill stuff”

“The influence of pharma on most psychiatrists in the UK is negligible”

Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists [24 December 2019]: “The influence of pharma on most psychiatrists in the UK is negligible.”  However, without sunshine legislation, this … Continue reading “The influence of pharma on most psychiatrists in the UK is negligible”