Monthly Archives: July 2017

Back to the eye clinic today

I had another check up on my eye today.  The polyps under the retina have started to close up on their own so it is not necessary for me to have laser treatment.  I have been so distressed at the … Continue reading

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The crisis in general practice

The current recruitment crisis in general practice is of great concern to doctors and patients alike.  Doctors are over-worked and patients cannot easily get an appointment.   Having spent many years studying medical workforce planning in NHS Scotland, these concerns … Continue reading

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Two years of blogging

I see that it is two years since I started this blog.  I was so full of hope.  I had decided I would soon recover and would be leaving the support group, BenzoBuddies and my daily blog.  It sure didn’t … Continue reading

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Excellent assessment of reaction to Panorama – Prescription for Murder?

I do believe Bob Fiddaman is spot on in his assessment of the outrage both before and after the Panorama programme this week looking at the possible link between SSRIs and violent behaviour.  I found the arguments given by Prof … Continue reading

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Refused disability benefits

Just another day of disappointment.  I didn’t really expect to get disability benefits but a little extra money would have helped.  But as my disability doesn’t really exist you can hardly blame the Department of Work and Pensions.  Feel as … Continue reading

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Referral to Prof David Healy refused

Just another upsetting day.  Was informed that GP request for out of region referral to Prof David Healy has been declined.  Instead I should see someone at “Substance Misuse Service”. I almost told them to shove it up their a***s … Continue reading

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Article from The Times – antidepressants cause psychosis

A dribbling, suicidal mess — until I kicked the kill pills Antidepressants are being linked to psychosis and even mass murder. One woman who nearly lost everything tells Oliver Thring how she thought she had stabbed her children In January … Continue reading

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