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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Subject-Verb-Object: Writing with and about Multiple Sclerosis
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Pickled Menstruation
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Designing the Future – Virtual Reality, Robotics and Gaming in Healthcare
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Narratives of Health, Life and Illness
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Artists’ Books and Multisensory Experience: Reflections on Teaching a Visual Medical Humanities
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The Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe: Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War (Review)
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Bringing the inside out
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Graphic Medicine en abyme: drawing sketching-as-therapy in Ellen Forney’s “Marbles”
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Fact, Fiction and Phenomenology
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Artisans of the Surface in Early Modern Europe
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Laughter: a Tool to Rebel or Conform?
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Theorising deep experiential knowledge
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