UK psychiatrist Wendy Burn catches hell for “dangerous claim” of “withdrawal symptoms disappearing within two weeks of stopping antidepressants”

The Herald (Glasgow) Anger over ‘dangerous claims’ by psychiatrists By Helen McArdle March 12, 2018 MENTAL health experts have accused leading psychiatrists of making a “potentially dangerous” claim that most patients’ withdrawal symptoms have disappeared within two weeks of stopping antidepressants. A letter signed by dozens of psychiatrists, academics and patients, including in Scotland, has […]

UK PSYCHIATRIST DAVID BALDWIN CATCHES HELL FOR “DANGEROUS CLAIM” OF “WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS DISAPPEARING WITHIN TWO WEEKS OF STOPPING ANTIDEPRESSANTS”

The Herald (Glasgow) Anger over ‘dangerous claims’ by psychiatrists By Helen McArdle March 12, 2018 MENTAL health experts have accused leading psychiatrists of making a “potentially dangerous” claim that most patients’ withdrawal symptoms have disappeared within two weeks of stopping antidepressants. A letter signed by dozens of psychiatrists, academics and patients, including in Scotland, has […]

UK Psych Valerie Murphy suspended – “impaired conduct”

The Guardian Psychiatrist suspended for 12 months after man drowned in epileptic fit By Josh Halliday February 21, 2018 A senior psychiatrist has been suspended for 12 months following the death of a vulnerable teenager who suffered an epileptic fit and drowned in a bath at an NHS care unit. Dr Valerie Murphy was the […]

Deepak Sirur, UK psychiatrist, contemplating jumping off something

Derbyshire Times Boozy suicidal on-call psychiatrist failed to give drink-drive specimen after crash January 12, 2018 A suicidal on-call psychiatrist who was involved in a serious car crash has been ordered to pay nearly £2,000 after he failed to provide a drink-drive specimen. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, January 10, how Deepak Sirur, 44, […]

UK psychiatrist Richard Seamark – allegedly “locked one patient in their room for several weeks”

The Australian UK doctor withdraws Qld job application By Ed Jackson December 19, 2017 A British psychiatrist has withdrawn his application for a crucial mental health role at Cairns Hospital, Queensland’s health minister has confirmed. News Corp Australia reported that Richard Wayne Seamark was in the running for the $400,000 role of clinical director of […]

Richard Seamark, UK psychiatrist – shaky past

The Courier-Mail UK Doctor in line for top Queensland job despite shaky past Chris Clarke, Sarah Vogler December 17, 2017 9:00am QUEENSLAND Health has been forced to reconsider a UK doctor’s application for a plum role in Cairns Hospital after reports surfaced that a former patient in the UK was left locked in a room […]

UK Psychiatrist Valerie Murphy guilty of misconduct in case of teen’s tragic death

Oxford Mail Tribunal decision: Valerie Murphy guilty of misconduct in Connor Sparrowhawk case By Sophie Grubb November 12, 2017 A TRIBUNAL has rapped a doctor responsible for Connor Sparrowhawk’s care, throwing doubt on her fitness to practise and deeming her failures ‘deplorable’. The Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service has published its report on psychiatrist Valerie Murphy, […]

Valerie Murphy, UK Psychiatrist, accused of misconduct following the death of a teenager

Oxford Mail Hearing resumes for psychiatrist accused of catalogue of failings following teenager’s death November 6, 2017 By Georgina Campbell THE hearing of a psychiatrist accused of a catalogue of failings following the death of a teenager resumed yesterday. Dr Valerie Murphy is accused of misconduct and was the psychiatrist responsible for the care of […]

Thomas Jenkins, UK pedophile psychiatrist, caught by undercover cops attempting to groom an underage boy – license revoked

BBC Paedophile Grindr doctor struck off medical register October 5, 2017 North East Wales A paedophile junior doctor who was caught by an undercover police officer attempting to groom an underage boy has been struck off the medical register. Thomas Jenkins, 28, logged onto gay dating app Grindr and asked user Liam, who he thought […]

Ovais Badat, leading UK psychiatrist, convicted – gave patient champagne and cocaine in hotel room – she relapsed into drug use

Bristol Post Leading Bristol consultant psychiatrist gave woman patient champagne and cocaine in hotel room By Geoffrey Bennett October 2, 2017 One of the UK’s top consultant psychiatrists faces jail term after being convicted of supplying a Class A drug. Dr Ovais Badat worked at the Hengrove-based adult ADHD service of Avon and Wiltshire Mental […]

Robert Hampshire, Aussie psychiatrist, “a risk to the health and safety of the public”

Sydney Morning Herald Society shrink Dr Robert Hampshire’s career in tatters over lewd calls By Kate McClymont October 2, 2017 The colourful career of society shrink Dr Robert Hampshire appears to be all but over after he was caught sending lewd late-night texts to a client following a day of drinking. On Friday the psychiatrist […]

Rajesh Jain, UK Psychiatrist, allegedly made inappropriate comments which left patients in shock or in tears

Daily Mail Psychiatrist ‘rubbed his thighs, licked his lips and darted his tongue in and out as he grilled patient over her sex life’ By Paddy Dinham July 13, 2017 A psychiatrist rubbed his thighs and licked his lips as he counselled a woman over her love life during a series of sexually-charged consultations with […]

John Stevens, English Psychiatrist, initially reluctant to help ill passenger on flight – then billed American Airlines four hours for his time

ILL British Medical Journal Doctor demands payment for helping airline passenger By Clare Dyer September 12, 1998 A doctor who answered an emergency call on a transatlantic flight will break new legal ground next month when he goes to court in a bid to force the airline to pay for his services. John Stevens, a […]

Tonmoy Sharma, psychiatrist, lost license in England, now in California – Offices raided by FBI today

Orange County Register Federal agents searching Sovereign Health rehab in San Clemente, elsewhere By Scott Schwebke and Teri Sforza June 13, 2017 The FBI, along with state and local officials, executed multiple sealed search warrants at several Sovereign Health locations on Tuesday, including the company’s offices in San Clemente. No immediate arrests were expected to […]

Temitope Oluwagbemisola Ademola, Scottish Psychiatrist, convicted of assaulting patient , kicking her and covering her mouth to stop breathing

The Press and Journal NHS Grampian doctor suspended for assaulting disabled patient By Jon Hebditch June 8, 2017 A former NHS Grampian doctor has been suspended after assaulting and threatening a disabled patient. Dr Temitope Oluwagbemisola Ademola has been disciplined by the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) following her actions at Cornhill Hospital in Aberdeen […]