62 MPs and Peers have signed a second cross-party letter to express serious concerns over NICE’s draft guidelines on depression and overwhelmingly support the position statement of the BPC and the wider stakeholder coalition calling for their ‘full and proper revision’. The letter, led by Norman Lamb MP and addressed to Sir Andrew Dillon, NICE Chief Executive, calls for NICE to ‘Meaningfully respond to the repeatedly raised concerns … and to address them adequately in the proposed third revision’.
ROZSIKA PARKER PRIZE 2019
Farewell to Gabriel Kirtchuk
from John Gordon
Susanna Abse, Chair of The British Psychoanalytic Council, will be appearing in three short Channel 4 films about how psychoanalysis can be applied to clarify and enhance the understanding of the deep divisions that emerged in the UK following the 2016 EU referendum. We hope the first edition will air on 18 August 2019.