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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Compassionomics

A powerful call-to-action limited by its inability to adequately define ‘compassion’: Lara Ronan, MD, reviews “Compassiononomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence that Caring makes a Difference” by Stephen Trezaciak and Anthony Mazzerelli (2019).

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Front Page

The Polyphony in 2018: Year of the Visual Turn?
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A Dry and Silent World: Part 4, ‘Interactions with non-scientists’.
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AboutFace: emotions, history and transplantation
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Insubordinate Lives: The Invisible Tension of a Second-Language
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“Don’t tell me I’m mad. This is the truth”
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Games for Wellbeing: Empathy for the Blocks in Thomas Was Alone (2012)
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Blood Donation Policy, Activism and the Un/‘Official’ HIV/AIDS Record
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Neurology Meets Geomorphology: “Panarchy (2): Rivearthings”, a Performance Project
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COVID-19: A Perspective for the Arts and Humanities
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‘Psychiatric Genetics: From Hereditary Madness to Big Biology’: Book Review
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Workshopping the Medical Humanities
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