All posts tagged NHS

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 […]

‘In My Right Mind’ – One Man’s quest to challenge our thinking on mental well-being

A key benefit of writing my column is that I get to read works which discuss mental health, and ‘In My Right Mind’ by Tony Weekes, who I had the […]

Looking-Glass House

The charity Mind, postulates: ‘Food plays an important part in our lives and most of us will spend time thinking about what we eat. Sometimes we may try to eat […]