Posts for the “b. Use of power” category

Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group Public Meeting : Tuesday 20th November 2012 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on November 21, 2012

1)  Denis Postle’s note of the Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group public meeting – reproduced with the author’s permission 2) Extracts from: NHS, Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group, Commissioning Intentions 2013/14 1) (…)

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Trust is the issue…….

by Julia Evans on November 17, 2012

Just as the BBC may have reached the limit of what can be achieved by regulation and a tight system of compliance monitoring, so more rules and more bureaucracy are (…)

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Two letters for your attention: the bps tells Parliament why it should not be swallowed whole into the domain of the Privy Council & Earl Howe, the Government’s Standards Zsar within Health, commands a reply to 3 of my emails.

by Julia Evans on November 13, 2012

Hello, 1)  This post gives the British Psychological Society’s position on statutory regulation as at 9th January 2009, before the matter was debated in the House of Lords.  They did not want it, (…)

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Governance by implementation of standards OR by applying principles

by Julia Evans on November 12, 2012

Hello, Jo Rostron’s recent text – see below – reminded me of several regx2 circulations – see below. All these posts examine the difference between the two forms of governance (…)

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I would love to meet you at ‘The Future of Counselling & Psychotherapy : Rally & Conference’ 2nd December 2012 in London N17

by Julia Evans on November 10, 2012

Dear Alliance  Supporters, Are You Coming To Our Conference? Sunday 2nd December 2012 From 9.30am at the Selby Centre, London N17 8JL Location: The Selby Centre  is a former Tottenham secondary (…)

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Letter to the Guardian: Cut-price therapy and the trauma underlying mental ill health

by Julia Evans on November 8, 2012

Some more on taint or stigma and the Government’s use of power. My recent posting is also relevant, available here The pot (HM’s Opposition party) calls the kettle (Celebrity culture) (…)

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The pot (HM’s Opposition party) calls the kettle (Celebrity culture) black & its relation to the Government’s production of taint in its clinic of Mental Health: 2 new posts: Reminder – conference on current issues on Sunday December 2nd

by Julia Evans on November 1, 2012

A)  details of two new posts on LacanianWorks B) A reminder of the conference on 2nd December 2012 which is about finding a way forward. C) A reminder of your  (…)

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Everyday insecurity: Life at the end of the welfare state: November 2012: interim briefing: nef – economics as if people and the planet mattered

by Julia Evans on November 1, 2012

Reason for recommending the New Economic Foundation’s briefing: The joint advent of the Government’s Happiness Factories (IAPT) replacing both GP Counselling Services and provision within hospitals, means provision of support (…)

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The exchange between Earl Howe, the Department of Health and Julia Evans during October. My reply will be posted shortly.

by Julia Evans on October 30, 2012

1. Introduction 2. Background on Earl Howe – his responsibilities 3. Earl Howe drives standards into social care via NICE 4. Department of Health’s reply of 30th October 2012, sent (…)

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Tribute to Thomas Szasz (April 15th 1920 – September 8th 2012)

by Julia Evans on October 18, 2012

Available here Thomas Stephen Szasz, M.D., 92, died at his home in Manlius, N.Y. on September 8, 2012. He was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1920, and emigrated to the (…)

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