Reflecting on her four-decade nursing career, Sue Spencer uses poetry to explore justice, values and change. I read an earlier version of this poem at an event I organised that “celebrated” 40 years since
Writer and English Professor, Kathleen Venema, explores comic book depictions of the often complex and complicated worlds of ageing, caring and end of life. Over eight panels in Joyce Farmer’s 200-page graphic memoir, Special
Artist Christine Holton describes how painting human anatomy serves a deeply personal and therapeutic role The human body is a complex and fascinating subject, and there are more resources for us to tend to
After being asked to translate for a Brazilian Shamanic healing consultation in Austria, Margret Jaeger reflects on medical pluralism and the ethics of cross-cultural health practices. This is one of those stories about how
Outwitting Cancer is the first UK-based exhibition on cancer research (Francis Crick Institute (FCI) 25 Sep 2021 to 15 Jul 2022), with a focus on the advancement of technologies and treatments. Lizzie Merrill reviews.
Kit Yee Wong explores the themes of sickness and degeneration as metaphors for moral and political corruption in Émile Zola’s La Débâcle (1892). This blog post is based on the author’s published article: ‘Degenerate
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