“Vile on”

A recent thread on Twitter, involving a number of UK mental health professionals, denigrated those who, like myself, live with prescribed harm. The thread was quite frankly nasty, let alone … Continue reading “Vile on”

Revisiting language that disempowers patients

In this BMJ Analysis, Caitríona Cox and Zoë Fritz argue that outdated medical language that casts doubt, belittles, or blames patients jeopardises the therapeutic relationship and is overdue for change. … Continue reading Revisiting language that disempowers patients

Collective values of an organisation in the era of social media

The intention of this post is to provide an opportunity for professionals to reflect on how the collective values of an organisation can be upheld in the era of social … Continue reading Collective values of an organisation in the era of social media

[Preservers of Ham]

Unfortunately, before this old advert went to publication, all involved failed to spot an error. The final word was misspelled: it should have been ‘Harm’ not ‘Ham’.