Depression: pills and dependence [a timeline following a letter in the Times]

On the 25 February 2018 the following letter by Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists [RCPsych] and Professor David Baldwin, Chairman of the RCPsych Psychopharmacology Committee, … Continue reading Depression: pills and dependence [a timeline following a letter in the Times]

“To encourage respect”

Earlier this month the Royal College of Psychiatrists “reissued” their Social Media Policy “to encourage respect”:The reissuing of this policy attracted a number of responses from Members of the Royal … Continue reading “To encourage respect”

‘Time to work out what I’m going to say’

In preparing for an invited lecture for ‘The Digital Future: Medical education in psychiatry’ Professor Burn openly shared her title page [above]. How welcome it is, that the most recent … Continue reading ‘Time to work out what I’m going to say’

An Institutional responsibility: morality

When I first made this film I was still working as an NHS psychiatrist. I have since retired. I am re-sharing this film as my concerns have not diminished but … Continue reading An Institutional responsibility: morality