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Leading to achieve social change: An interview with Ruth Hunt, former Chief Executive Officer of Stonewall (2020)
Journal Article
Bolden, R., Williams, R., & O’Regan, N. (in press). Leading to achieve social change: An interview with Ruth Hunt, former Chief Executive Officer of Stonewall. Journal of Management Inquiry, https://doi.org/10.1177/1056492620935192

In this interview Ruth Hunt, former CEO of the lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity Stonewall and now crossbench peer at the House of Lords, discusses her approach to leadership for social change. She considers the changing context of LGBT rig... Read More about Leading to achieve social change: An interview with Ruth Hunt, former Chief Executive Officer of Stonewall.

Bittersweet charity: An investigation into the relationship between big pharma, antidepressants and mental health charities in the UK (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Williams, R. D. (2017, July). Bittersweet charity: An investigation into the relationship between big pharma, antidepressants and mental health charities in the UK. Paper presented at EGOS

This paper explores the relationship between mental health charities and pharmaceutical companies in the UK. Ultimately concluding that, whilst historically antidepressant manufactures have used charities to promote their marketing messages, they now... Read More about Bittersweet charity: An investigation into the relationship between big pharma, antidepressants and mental health charities in the UK.

What a tangled web we weave? An investigation into the collaboration of healthcare professionals and ‘Big Pharma' (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Williams, R. D. (2017, July). What a tangled web we weave? An investigation into the collaboration of healthcare professionals and ‘Big Pharma'. Paper presented at CMS 2017

On the 30th June 2016, The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) published a list on their website titled ‘Disclosure UK’. The list contains information on payments received by HCPs from pharmaceutical companies. With 50,2083 entr... Read More about What a tangled web we weave? An investigation into the collaboration of healthcare professionals and ‘Big Pharma'.

Melancholy and the infinite treatments: An investigative study into the marketing of antidepressants
Thesis
Williams, R. D. Melancholy and the infinite treatments: An investigative study into the marketing of antidepressants. (Thesis). Cardiff University

In the 1990s the estimated prevalence of depression was two thousand times higher than in the 1960s (Leader 2008a; 2013). This astronomical rise in depression corresponded with the launch of blockbuster antidepressants released in the late 1980s: sel... Read More about Melancholy and the infinite treatments: An investigative study into the marketing of antidepressants.


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