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Electrotherapy warning over bogus psychiatrist Zholia Alemi

A bogus psychiatrist who treated hundreds of patients in Scotland may have referred some for needless electro-convulsive therapy, Scotland’s chief medical officer has warned. Dr Catherine Calderwood said others may have been detained under the Mental Health Act or “groomed” to gain access to their finances. Zholia Alemi worked in the NHS for 22 years… Read More »

Cosmetic procedures: Firms warned over ‘duty of care’

England’s top doctor says practitioners offering cosmetic procedures should have training to help them protect vulnerable clients from “quick fixes”. Prof Stephen Powis believes providers should be officially registered and trained to spot people with body-image or other mental-health issues. NHS England says only 100 out of 1,000 practitioners are currently registered. And a charity… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »