Posts for the “B. Policy” category

Who is in bed with whom (Part 2)? A call for your action.

by Julia Evans on December 2, 2010

Nice and cosey does it….  When you are getting in bed with each other! PS Please read the call to action at the end.  Thank you. The following is based (…)

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But these religious forms of technology exist alongside a willingness to recognise the limitations of human power and control, and the need to be receptive to something beyond ourselves.

by Julia Evans on November 15, 2010

from ‘ What philosophy tells us about the happiness index :  Thinkers from Bentham to Heidegger saw measuring happiness as more than just a box-ticking exercise’ by Clare Carlisle The Guardian, (…)

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That suggests that regulation may be part of the problem rather than part of the answer.

by Julia Evans on November 9, 2010

Quote from: Editorial, The Guardian, Tuesday November 9th 2010: The NHS Confederation has counted 698 auditing standards and 69 different auditing bodies. That suggests that regulation may be part of (…)

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“Mental illness isn’t abnormal,” she says. “It just exaggerates experiences that everybody goes through. Everybody has felt sad, been slightly hyperactive. Mental illness isn’t this separate world – it’s just a step beyond the normal world.”

by Julia Evans on October 6, 2010

Seaneen Molloy hopes the event (Warning: May Contain Nuts, a cabaret) will close the gap between those who have experienced mental illness and those who haven’t. “Mental illness isn’t abnormal,” she says. (…)

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Challenges to Government’s principles used to define the care of mental ill-health

by Julia Evans on July 15, 2010

From:             Julia Evans Subject:        Challenges to Government’s principles used to define the care of mental ill-health Date:             15 July 2010 To:     Circulated widely within both Houses (…)

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… it cements co-responsibility as a principle.

by Julia Evans on May 12, 2010

From:  The Financial Times, May 12th 2010 ‘Editorial:Cameron changes the Landscape’ Putting together a common programme is one thing.  Actually enacting it in government is quite another. … The decision (…)

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Evaluation believes neither in the value of professional ethics nor in institutional regulations. It mistrusts what is human.

by Julia Evans on April 14, 2010

Quote from Jean-Claud Maleval (see below): Human activities have always been spontaneously evaluated, both by those who do the activities and those who use them. What is new in our (…)

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Does rule through regulatory systems give protection from murderers? – No

by Julia Evans on November 6, 2009

From:             Julia Evans Subject:         Does rule through systems give protection from murderers? – No Date: 6 November 2009 16:52:23 GMT To:      regx2 Reading only re:  American Army (…)

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More on the effects of using this government’s top-down power – Systems used to blame not re-calibrate and prevent (Child care) & the principles underlying Government action

by Julia Evans on November 5, 2009

From:             Julia Evans Subject:         Guardian article:  More on the effects of using this government’s top-down power – Systems used to blame not re-calibrate and prevent (Child care) Date: (…)

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Fit to Practice? The Experience of State Registration from the perspective of an art therapist

by Kevin Jones on October 9, 2009

Art therapy as a profession has never critically reflected upon the effects of state regulation on its teaching and practice. There is  no evidence that state regulation has improved either (…)

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