It doesn’t matter if a psychiatrist is qualified or unqualified – the results are the same

There have been several headlines in November regarding a criminal psychiatrist. Dr Zholia Alemi who was found guilty in October of four fraud and theft charges, has now been found to have had fake qualifications. There was however one particularly misleading headline. It stated ‘Thousands could have been harmed by unqualified NHS psychiatrist.’ To say […]

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Further jail term for former Royal College of Psychiatrists’ poster boy

Disgraced psychiatrist Ovais Badat, already convicted for supplying cocaine, fraud, and possessing a Class B drug, has been exposed for downloading images of children being abused. A forensic examination of a computer used by Badat revealed evidence of indecent images and videos of children. The former poster boy for the Royal College of Psychiatrists denied wrongdoing but […]

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Royal College hurriedly deletes criminal psychiatrist from its website

Despite being convicted on 29 September and sentenced on Thursday 19 October, one of the poster boys for the Royal College of Psychiatrists was still on their website on the day of sentencing. It would appear College administrators aren’t keeping tabs on their members, especially when they’re appearing in court on criminal charges. Despite being convicted […]

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Psychiatry – the cuckoo in the nest

Despite attempts to recruit medical students to the profession, psychiatry continues to experience the longstanding problem of how to make the profession attractive. The Telegraph newspaper recently reported that psychiatry is launching another campaign to try and encourage medical students to take up psychiatry over concerns that recruitment had ‘flatlined.’ The new President of the […]

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A grandmother’s dilemma – to speak out, or bite her tongue while she watches her granddaughter get worse under psychiatric ‘care’

This is the true story of a brave grandmother who has decided to speak out against psychiatric oppression. The names of the people involved have been changed at this point to protect their identities. What can I do? She was just a 13-year-old girl when it all went wrong with her parents. No-one listened to […]

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Psychiatrists, other mental health professionals, and sexual abuse

No progress can be made in the matter of patient sexual abuse until all such assaults by psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists and other mental health professionals are legally defined by statute as rape: the only required proof is that sex was involved. Psychiatrists often claim sex with clients is “consensual,” even though they are aware of […]

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