“A gem of a book”

The current BMJ includes an obituary to Brice Pitt: emeritus professor of old age psychiatry who died in January of this year. He was clearly regarded highly by his colleagues … Continue reading “A gem of a book”

A Scottish Perspective

This perspective by Jennifer McBain featured in the Herald, 8 May 2021. Jennifer McBain begins by saying that Scotland’s Mental health system “is failing us all”. I share this conclusion. … Continue reading A Scottish Perspective

TO HIS LOVE

Ivor Bertie Gurney (28 August 1890 – 26 December 1937) was an English poet and composer, particularly of songs.  He spent long periods of his life in mental hospitals. The following biography … Continue reading TO HIS LOVE