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  • 24 May 2023
    Nandini Chakraborty

    The specialist register in psychiatry- finding a route that is right for you

    Specialist registration with the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom is recognition of the higher specialist competencies of a doctor. Before attaining a substantive consultant post in the UK, doctors must be included on the specialist register of the GMC. Most doctors will attain their specialist registration through the CCT (certificate of completion of […]

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  • 6 Mar 2023
    Joel Paris

    Fads and Fallacies in Psychiatry

    This is a new edition of a book originally published 10 years ago. This is a major revision that updates data supporting the view that psychiatry has been susceptible to fads and fallacies, and that in some ways it continues to make that mistake.

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  • 26 Oct 2022
    Chris Maloney, Julia Nelki, Alison Summers

    A Practical Guide for Professionals

    Our new publication with CUP, ‘Seeking Asylum and Mental Health is a practical guide to working with people seeking asylum. It is aimed at professionals and services in a range of statutory and voluntary sector roles, including social care, public policy, and the law, as well as health.

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  • 18 Oct 2022
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    Julia Nelki, Alison Summers, Chris Maloney

    Why words matter

    Whilst writing the book ‘Seeking Asylum and Mental Health’, we had to think a lot about words. At the outset we decided to avoid the term ‘asylum seeker’.

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  • 10 Oct 2022
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    Chris Maloney, Julia Nelki, Alison Summers

    Out of the fire … into the frying pan…

    Often ‘refugees’ and ‘asylum seekers’ are spoken of together, as if they are almost the same. But they aren’t. If you’re a ‘refugee’, it has been accepted that you can’t go back to the country that you fled, that you need safety, protection, and a chance to build a life somewhere else, at least for the time being.

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