Yesterday I had the privilege of moderating a plenary panel discussion at the Thames Valley Family Health Team’s annual spring conference. The purpose of the panel was to share stories about patient experience. Four storytellers recounted personal moments when the healthcare system blossomed beautifully or failed miserably in response to an individual struggling with mental …
Curious Public goes on the road to visit the Middlesex-London Health Unit to talk with Christopher Mackie (Medical Officer of Health) and Ana Ning (Associate Professor in Sociology) about psychoactive substances in our community.
A panel discussion unpacking the concept of ‘structural violence.’
How you define ‘exploitation’ depends, at least in part, on your parameters for defining ‘autonomy’ and ‘coercion.’
If you could catch a glimpse of another person’s past, would it change your perspectives or assumptions about them in the present?
We know that poverty has significant impacts on individuals and families, but how does it affect an entire community?
Some thoughts from Lionel Shriver’s frank talk about body weight.