Recently Professor Rob Howard, Old Age Psychiatrist, University College London, having read a “Real Psychiatry” blog post written by George Dawson MD said: “I have learned a lot from Georges’s … Continue reading “His thoughtfulness and modesty”
In December of 2018 The Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Psychological Society came together to confirm a common set of ideals and principles. These were published in the … Continue reading “Good debate is respectful and constructive”
The Guardian’s ‘Book of the Week’:
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”
up, down north, south, forever lost between east and west.
Having shared a series of social media responses to the hashtag #ITakeMedsForMyMentalHealth the President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has found herself caught up in polarising social media exchanges … Continue reading “what we believe in”
“Aye, Right! is a Scotticism in which a double positive forms a negative. It is generally used as a sarcastic response to question or to challenge a presumption. The following … Continue reading Aye RIGHT!
Included in a heavily redacted response from the Royal College of Psychiatrists to a FOI request was the above internal communication. The identification of the sender has been redacted but … Continue reading “a twitter spat”
A most senior member of the British medical establishment recently said: “Social media including twitter is ultimately, in the words of Guy Garvey “All Disco”. It isn’t real life” I … Continue reading ‘All Disco’
I have been asked by a few friends why I decided to leave Social Media. For sometime I had a twitter account @PeterDLROW but I closed this account on the … Continue reading Why I have decided to leave Social Media