The following letter, written by Dr Philip Cowen and Dr Chris Thompson, was published in the BMJ in October 1994 [this, as it happens, being mid-way through the ‘Defeat Depression … Continue reading “Promulgating therapeutic recommendations”
My worry about a sweeping term like ‘latter-day anti-psychiatrists’ is that it risks including those who have suffered harmful consequences of medications taken as prescribed. [Please note: all the descriptions … Continue reading “Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”
This year’s International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists is currently taking place in Edinburgh: I was born in Edinburgh. I worked as an NHS psychiatrist for 25 years … Continue reading The International Congress [Net Surplus]
More than a year on and Scotland still has no Patient Safety Commissioner [as reported in The Sunday Post, 2 May 2022]: The Scottish Government is always keen to present … Continue reading More than a year on . . .