Posts for the “The UK Government” category

The collation of information on Government action continues…

by Julia Evans on September 29, 2011

BAAT  (British Association of Art Therapists) has had the same brilliant idea for action.   On Wednesday 28th September 2011, BAAT sent out an information request.  If you are currently (…)

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Government action closes existing facilities so contracted-out services can be used (& controlled): case 1

by Julia Evans on September 29, 2011

Save Redbridge Art Psychotherapy Services for people with Mental Health Challenges: NELFT Board of Directors   So much for ‘good intentions’ of Paul Burstow MP[i].  How cynical can it get?  (…)

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So who is in bed with whom (part 1)? & further on the Government’s CON-sultation mechanisms

by Bruce Scott on September 28, 2011

Dear Julia (JE: Bruce’s comment was sent to me in an email),   From my recollection the Command paper, setting out the voluntary registers scenario, came out in Feb 2011. (…)

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It seems as though the HPC has died and been reincarnated into the PSA (formerly CHRE), a bit like when Doctor Who dies and comes back in a different form.

by Bruce Scott on September 22, 2011

(Julia Evans writes: The following is an email response to Laing was rattling the cage of an establishment with vested interests who did not like to be questioned or held (…)

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Back to the political battlefield……… where power operates

by Julia Evans on September 21, 2011

Now mental health is not a topic which inspires the population to vote for you.  So how are you going to keep mental health on your parliamentary contacts’ list of (…)

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How Government Action goes wrong…. ‘The report says the department pushed ahead without undertaking basic project approval checks, taking decisions before testing the ideas for feasibility.’

by Julia Evans on September 20, 2011

My comments  and the title are provoked by the report of the Fire service Reorganisation as in the Guardian[i]   From the Guardian report: – Margaret Hodge, the Labour chair (…)

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Politicians speak: A Lib-Dem position: To inform your action

by Julia Evans on September 5, 2011

Reference 1)  Dr Evan Harris, who is stepping down as Liberal Democrat health spokesman is a qualified hospital doctor. Two quotes (see endnote [i] for reference, probably September 2011, though (…)

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The Government as Sadeian experimenter

by Julia Evans on August 17, 2011

Two reasons for this post: 1) the invention of a stage on which to act & 2) what those in the sadistic position desire Julia Evans  I started my morning (…)

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To limit or not to limit: to be or not to be, that is the question

by Julia Evans on August 11, 2011

‘We risk justifying greed by suggesting that the things we want are potentially unlimited.[i] ‘ Giles Fraser Limits based in relationships or limits enforced top-down with rules and regulations to (…)

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Ethics: the Sadean & Kantian position and how the Lacanian psychoanalytic position differs

by Julia Evans on July 28, 2011

Hello, Jean-Louis Gault’s commentary on ‘Kant with Sade’ starts distinguishing the Kantian position of working for the Good (the one the Government takes within Mental Health, Education, Social Work, etc) (…)

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