Posts for the “Other Government actions” category

Mental health industry collaborates with damaging state welfare reforms (video) : 11th April 2018 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on April 11, 2018

Introduction by Julia Evans I first met Denis in 1979 – we think – though neither of us have a clear recollection of this momentous occasion, at a day on (…)

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Julia Evans’ response to Public Health England (a UK Government Department)’s survey on ‘Healthcare Professionals: Work as a Health Outcome’

by Julia Evans on March 10, 2018

This text and link were sent to Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chair of the Health and Social Care Committee. A receipt was received on 12th March 2018 at 18:17 which confirms (…)

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Julia Evans’ contribution to the Department of Health’s October 2017 consultation

by Julia Evans on January 18, 2018

Julia Evans’ contribution to the Department of Health’s consultation was sent on 18th January 2017 at 11:49:14 GMT. Confirmation of receipt received 18 January 2018 at 15:14:12 GMT. Julia Evans’ (…)

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The National Audit Office’s investigation into the performance data of IAPT services.

by Julia Evans on August 14, 2017

So I got to be so laid-back, I completely mistook the date. Nonetheless, the following has been sent within the National Audit Office. Its receipt has not been acknowledged. Have (…)

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Wake up, Europe! Lessons from New York : 24th March 2017 : María Cristina Aguirre

by Julia Evans on March 24, 2017

Permission to post this text was sought as it contains extremely clear account of how political events appear in our clinic & are integral to its operation. Published on the (…)

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Quote: ….. is one of extreme pragmatism based on a cost-benefit analysis that apparently excludes moral accounting : The Guardian

by Julia Evans on February 14, 2015

I have decided to resurrect ‘Quotable Quotes’. Usually, this is because something strikes me as immediately relevant to the bonkers way successive Governments have interfered in the place known as (…)

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Politics, ethics, regulation and the talking therapies : current positions emerging from Parliamentary debate

by Julia Evans on November 20, 2013

Thank you Andrew Samuels for circulating this article: Abhorrent ‘cure’ for homosexuality will not be banned, says Government minister. Psychotherapists trying to convert gay patients to hetrosexuality is “wholly abhorrent” a (…)

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…diagnosis itself and its usefulness and validity are under question and may need discarding completely: Inquiry into the ‘Schizophrenia’ Label

by Julia Evans on December 6, 2012

The Inquiry into the ‘Schizophrenia’ Label (ISL) : ‘However, our preliminary findings show that the diagnosis itself and its usefulness and validity are under question and may need discarding completely. The (…)

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Jumbled thoughts following the Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy’s rally

by Julia Evans on December 3, 2012

These are subjective impressions – they are my way of making sense of the conversations during yesterday’s Alliance’s (Strap line: Supporting diversity, responsibility, autonomy and innovation in the psychological therapies) rally: (…)

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‘Will you walk into my parlour?’ said the spider to the fly: An invitation from the Government-guaranteed supplier of risk-free treatments.

by Julia Evans on December 1, 2012

The Government’s favoured supplier now goes into Kent by invitation……..  This is so corrupt words are failing me. If you are a practitioner, please note: This is payment-by-results – you (…)

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