“Vile on”

A recent thread on Twitter, involving a number of UK mental health professionals, denigrated those who, like myself, live with prescribed harm. The thread was quite frankly nasty, let alone … Continue reading “Vile on”

The COUNCIL of NEON

Regulations: All members of The Neon Yellow Preservation Society are automatically awarded the official professional status: ‘NEON’. All members will be given a copy of the Society regulations along with … Continue reading The COUNCIL of NEON

Revisiting language that disempowers patients

In this BMJ Analysis, Caitríona Cox and Zoë Fritz argue that outdated medical language that casts doubt, belittles, or blames patients jeopardises the therapeutic relationship and is overdue for change. … Continue reading Revisiting language that disempowers patients

Twitter: “all Disco”

A senior medic, with a prolific presence on Twitter, described Twitter as “all Disco” This is my reply: I N S Y M P A T I C O In … Continue reading Twitter: “all Disco”