Posts for the “I. regx2 group” category

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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Your invitation to join the conversations and discussions at the November LW WG meeting

by Julia Evans on October 29, 2012

 1)  Next LacanianWorks Working Group Meeting:  Saturday 3rd November between 10.30am and 12.30   There will be the usual mixture of conversations and presentations from Bruce Scott, Bruno de Florence, Jo (…)

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Mental Health: as standard or other…

by Julia Evans on October 22, 2012

These reflections were started when in a semi-comatose state I listened to a report of a seminar at Lambeth Palace on how faith communities can help combat the stigma of (…)

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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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‘policy-based evidence, not evidence-based policy’ : John Kay speaks

by Julia Evans on October 16, 2012

Full quote: ‘These commercial decisions often reflect policy-based evidence, not evidence-based policy. Doing the deal is what matters: …. ‘ Quoted from: The brashness and bravado in big deals by (…)

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Giles Fraser reinterpretes ‘Kant avec Sade’ around Occupy London at St Paul’s

by Julia Evans on October 14, 2012

There are a series of relevant articles waiting to be posted. I have given up saving to the desktop as it is now covered with urgent postings.  The new file (…)

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Do the ‘evidence-based’ results of brain scanning debunk Freud both scientifically and in the clinic?

by Julia Evans on September 5, 2012

  My attention was caught this morning by a report by Tom Feilden on the BBC Today programme, titled ‘How neuroscience could help explain human emotions’[i]. ‘So what?’, I hear (…)

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The CHRE/PSA receives over 400 responses to its CON-sultation on Accreditation Standards (Voluntary Registers)

by Julia Evans on July 20, 2012

Thank you to all who sent in their contribution. The following is the CHRE/PSA’s acknowledgement mail.  Also below are links to my response, Bruce Scott’s response and  the original CON-sultation (…)

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The Law Commission’s consultation on regulation of health and social care professionals: a response: 31st May 2012: Julia Evans

by Julia Evans on May 31, 2012

Contents 1)  The Law Commission’s consultation on regulation of health and social care professionals 2)  Julia Evans’s response to this further CON-sultation 3)  The Law Commission’s acknowledgement of receipt 4)  (…)

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For your action (UK):the Law Commission’s CON-sultation which closes on 31st May 2012

by Julia Evans on May 28, 2012

Thank you to the informant who spotted this. This Government is exceeding the last Government’s standards of CON-sultation.  It CON-sults those who it knows will say ‘yes’. Your action is (…)

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