A timeline following a letter in the Times

The following episode on PANORAMA aired last night [please click on the image to go to i-player]: If you would like to complete an ANONYMOUS SURVEY in response to this … Continue reading A timeline following a letter in the Times

RCPsych, social media and “what we believe in”

In May 2019, 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 … Continue reading RCPsych, social media and “what we believe in”

The promotion of a hashtag by RCPsych

I worked as an NHS psychiatrist for quarter of a century and when I prescribed medications I tried to do so as carefully and appropriately as I could. In doing … Continue reading The promotion of a hashtag by RCPsych

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]