All posts tagged NHS

Mother Ship by Francesca Segal- an important tale about motherhood and the NHS

Mother Ship is a heart-wrenching non-fiction tale about Francesca Segal’s experience when her newborn premature twins were placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). She guards her twins in […]

Drink Spiking – Be Aware

As I close the chapter that is university in the book of my life so far, I find myself reflecting upon my three-year journey and naturally Fresher’s Week comes to […]

70 Years of the NHS: A Medical and Cultural Institution

On the 27th of July 2012, Stratford’s evening was lit up in a pandemonious display of bursting lights, wondrous sounds and waves of dancers. It was the 2012 London Olympics […]

Born this Gay – Mental health in the LGBTQ+ community

I remember when I was about 13, my parents gave me a little book about all things puberty, from getting hairier down under, to the more puzzling aspects, including sexuality. […]

The winter of woes, crows and crisis. Can our NHS survive much longer under government?

So, Jeremy Hunt has had to apologise, once again, for issues within the NHS. This time it’s postponed and cancelled operations: we are in a ‘winter crisis.’ However, seeing Mr […]

The Lion and the Unicorn

It’s the end of term, how on earth has that happened? As per, I keep seeing the incessant tweets of ‘new year, new me’ and can’t help thinking, do I […]

Tweedledum and Tweedledee

So today, 9th December, I should be giving birth, oh yes, you read that right. In 2016, according to the government’s website, 190,406 women in England and Wales had an […]

QM’s Minds #1

So, this week I have handed the helm of this column over to an outsider, well, my housemate, her name is Casey Dugan, she is a second year Psychology student. […]

Looking-Glass Insects

A support network surrounding your recovery is vital. In his book ‘In My Right Mind’, Tony Weekes emphasises the importance of family and those close to the sufferer in their […]