Nostalgia and the NHS

Chelsea Saxby reflects on public feelings about the NHS through TV viewers' nostalgia for inter-war GPs What might audience responses to a ‘feel good’ Sunday night drama, set in the

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Temporary Hospitals

As the field hospital NHS Nightingale opens at the ExCeL centre in London, Marie Allitt considers a wartime precedent for temporary spaces of caregiving.

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Sick: A Memoir

What hope is there for healing when the medical establishment views not your symptoms, but you yourself as the problem? Christy Zink reviews Sick: A Memoir (2018), Porochista Khakpour’s uncompromising

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Finding A Medieval Friend

In these difficult times, many are struggling to engage with academic work. The global hardship of this pandemic— especially for vulnerable people such as the homeless, those with disabilities, those with unsafe home environments, and also because of institutional variance in how far employees are being cared for— seems to necessitate an explicitly personal approach to any writing that happens during this time.

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Refusing Resolution: Narratives of Self-harm
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Blood Donation Policy, Activism and the Un/‘Official’ HIV/AIDS Record
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Chronicity and Crisis
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Collaboration and Competition: Medical Practitioners in Colonial South India
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U;REDD (FEARLESS) – exhibiting anxiety through multiple narratives
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The Therapist: Musicians Go to the Doctor
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Going Global? Recovery Stories and Autobiographical Power in the 21st Century
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ON STRIKE
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Fantastic Autistic: Neurodiversity, Estrangement and Playing with the Weird
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Conversations on Care and/in the Community
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By stealth and by design…Using graphic medicine as a teaching tool in the medical school
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Crippled: Austerity and the Demonization of Disabled People
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