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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Heavy Metal Therapy: Reflections on Developing a Peer Support Community for Metalheads
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Remembering From-The-Outside: Personal Memory and The Perspectival Mind (Review)
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“Feminist Encounters with the Medical Humanities” Review
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Finding A Medieval Friend
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Temporary Hospitals
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Blood Donation Policy, Activism and the Un/‘Official’ HIV/AIDS Record
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(Re)turning to AIDS in Queer Young Adult Fiction
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A Dry and Silent World: Part 3, ‘Translating the material into visual form’.
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A Dry and Silent World: Part 4, ‘Interactions with non-scientists’.
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Introducing our Regular Columns
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What do posthumanism and pop culture offer the medical humanities?
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Introducing our Associate Editors
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