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Christian group reports psychiatrists to GMC for saying homosexuality isn’t a choice

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:32:59 +0000

A Christian group has reported the Royal College of Psychiatrists to the General Medical Council – for saying homosexuality isn’t an illness. The group also named three psychiatrists in its complaint: Professor Sue Bailey, former college president, college registrar Dr Laurence Mynors-Wallis and Professor Michael King, who previously chaired the college’s LGBT special interest group.  […]


UCL Qualitative Health Research Symposium: Enriching Qualitative Inquiry Health (18 Feb)

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:44:36 +0000

Interest in qualitative approaches is growing among research communities concerned with health, illness and care.  This is clearly indicated by the rise of mixed methods studies, the proliferation of qualitative health research journals and conferences, and the marked presence of qualitative researchers in academic centres of health research. While this reflects the recognition and endorsement […]


Chris Anderson to RideLondon for Marie Curie Cancer Care

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:17:03 +0000

Division of Psychiatry researcher Chris Anderson writes: “I will be riding in the Prudential RideLondon 100 this August for Marie Curie Cancer Care as part of the Daffodil Team. I would really appreciate it if you could make a donation. I have set a very low target of £700 to raise but would really like […]