Royal College of Psychiatrists: “Necessary redactions have been made”

A month before I resigned from the Royal College of Psychiatrists I made a Subject Access Request asking for College communications that involved me to be released. At the beginning … Continue reading Royal College of Psychiatrists: “Necessary redactions have been made”

“When managers rule”

The title from this blog-post is not mine. “When managers rule” was the title Professor Brian Jarman gave to his British Medical Journal Editorial published two years ago this Christmas. At … Continue reading “When managers rule”

Ethics, a doctor and his hairt-beat

I had several envelopes like this delivered through my letter-box. Immediately recognisable, even before opening, I felt my heart (‘hairt’ in Scottish) beat much faster. I shall try and explain … Continue reading Ethics, a doctor and his hairt-beat

[Out-of-office replies] and “disconnect”

This blog post was written after reading the report on the review of the quality of care at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. I was both shocked and saddened to read this … Continue reading [Out-of-office replies] and “disconnect”