“Strong argument”

The Medical Model in Mental Health: An Explanation and Evaluation has recently been published by Oxford University Press. In the weeks leading up to publication the author stated “it is … Continue reading “Strong argument”

A thank you letter

I want to thank the BMJ for publishing this letter and to thank all of the authors for writing it. This is a thank you letter to  l i v … Continue reading A thank you letter

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors

This perspective was published in the BMJ in 2004. It was written by: The authors began: The authors concluded: 15 years on and both these academics remain firmly at the … Continue reading Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors

#hashtags

Whilst I no longer contribute to social media I do appreciate how it “levels the playing field”. Perhaps like me, you are not on social media, but have become aware of … Continue reading #hashtags

Savages

Filmed at Thornton Fever Hospital (later a Children’s Home/School). We need to look aifter oor bairns. It is my view that the ever increasing medicalisation of life will not break … Continue reading Savages

GASLIGHT

My wife, who is an NHS doctor, and her parents, both retired NHS doctors, are going to a performance of GASLIGHT at Perth Theatre. I have decided not to go, … Continue reading GASLIGHT

For all little Spartans

A page for one word poems (with titles as long as you so wish). This page is dedicated to all ‘Little Spartans’     I strive beyond the talk of … Continue reading For all little Spartans