On the 26th January 2018 I attended the Winter Meeting of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland. Unfortunately I was only able to stay for the morning session. This … Continue reading Realistic Psychiatry in Scotland: where are we now?
I have found this quote by William Edwards Deming to be widely shared by “improvement scientists” involved in healthcare: My concerns about this aphorism are on a number of levels: Implicitly it … Continue reading Mattering and measurement
Next week, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is having its International Forum in Florida. I was made aware of this through Healthcare Improvement Scotland. The cost for the conference … Continue reading IHI International Forum: ‘How to convince your boss’
This is the title of an Editorial in the October 2017 BJPsych Bulletin. It is a personal view by Dr Philip Timms a retired Consultant Psychiatrist. Dr Timms gave two … Continue reading A Devil’s Dictionary