Language and professional values

The following quotes, from writers whom I admire, encapsulate some of the issues regarding our personal choice of language: Our choice in our use of language matters and this is … Continue reading Language and professional values

An Institutional responsibility: morality

When I first made this film I was still working as an NHS psychiatrist. I have since retired. I am re-sharing this film as my concerns have not diminished but … Continue reading An Institutional responsibility: morality

Twitter

Comments made on Twitter are often ones that we would not dream of making were we sitting beside one another. Too often, the language used and the challenges made are … Continue reading Twitter

“Perceived”

Presented with uncertain symptoms the doctor, a diligent scientist, checked every bit of data that had ever been established: evidence-based and randomised controlled. This empathic doctor [a natural worrier] re-checked … Continue reading “Perceived”