In December 2016, Professor Sir Simon Wessely, who was then the President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, was delighted to announce the appointment of Nick Hodgson as Media Manager … Continue reading “The Coulson effect”?
For my previous post I visited the Royal College of Psychiatrists website. I was seeking to establish if the archive on the Defeat Depression Campaign remained unavailable [actually I found … Continue reading Award culture in British Psychiatry
Words: ‘A Far Cry From Kensington’ by Muriel Spark
This worried ‘Lucy Barton’
This is a film that considers morality and seeks to include the landscapes of all. The interviewee at the end of this film, talking about morality of public duty, is … Continue reading From the individual to the Institution
This Personal View by Mark Abie Horowitz and David Taylor has been published in this month’s Lancet. I have written to the authors to thank them for providing this sensible … Continue reading Tapering SSRI treatment to mitigate withdrawal symptoms
Given the high level of redaction of material from the Royal College of Psychiatrists in response to my Subject Access request, I can only speculate about who else may have … Continue reading Pure speculation
This Feature Article made the cover of the BMJ: One of the contributors described an approach to influencing healthcare policy as follows: Telling stories is a well established approach taken … Continue reading Soft Power [and telling stories]