‘Exposing a transparency crisis’

This feature investigation by Paul Thacker is published in this week’s BMJ. The article is open-access and can be read here. Sunshine legislation would help address this issue. Baroness Cumberlege, … Continue reading ‘Exposing a transparency crisis’

“The Scottish Government has no plans to introduce a sunshine act”

I have received this response from the Scottish Government. The Scottish Government has chosen to ignore the voices of Scotland:

“Good to have a Government that listens!”

Remarked the Chair of the Scottish Division of the Royal College of Psychiatrists after being greeted by name by reception staff as he arrived at St Andrew’s House. Unfortunately I … Continue reading “Good to have a Government that listens!”

‘Patients miss out on the whole picture’

One of the sub-headlines of a ‘special investigation’ by John Naish was this: “Patients Miss Out On The Whole Picture”.  In Scotland I have campaigned for Sunshine legislation for much … Continue reading ‘Patients miss out on the whole picture’