Had felt incredibly alone

I retired from the medical profession two months ago. My fulcrum was ethics. I openly asked questions. The Royal College of Psychiatrists seemed to struggle with this. I was left … Continue reading Had felt incredibly alone

A timeline of missed opportunities

This film presents a timeline from 2002 to 2019 in relation to England’s National Suicide Prevention Strategy. The film presents missed opportunities, in particular the potential role of prescribed medications … Continue reading A timeline of missed opportunities

Protected: “Their own idea of what is professional behaviour is clearly wrong”

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Protected: Should we be asking?

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Protected: INSIGHT

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“The Election that really matters!”

The cover of the December 2019 edition of the INSIGHT magazine of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has a cartoon that portrays the Election of the next College President as … Continue reading “The Election that really matters!”

A Royal College calls for

In the NEWS section of the BMJ it has been confirmed that the “The Royal College of General Practitioners will call on the General Medical Council to ensure that all … Continue reading A Royal College calls for

Wrapping paper

A UK psychiatrist, yesterday, on Twitter: “I’m thinking of using my stack of Yellow Journals for wrapping paper (I’ve memorised the contents)” President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists: “And … Continue reading Wrapping paper

Protected: Pennine Care Education: “Tips around Twitter”

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‘Problematic Advice from Suicide Prevention Experts’

This paper can be accessed here. [It is pay-for-view but offers an important analysis]

Observer’s Observation: an Update

By Marion Brown, 25 September 2017. Since writing my ‘Outsiders Observation’ piece ‘Medically Unexplained Symptoms in General Practice’ for GP View at the end of 2016, there seems to have … Continue reading Observer’s Observation: an Update