All posts tagged NHS

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‘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 […]

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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 […]

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The ethics of medical data records – is sharing, caring? [2/2]

It is perhaps not the most common knowledge that the NHS’ records are used for research. But I would personally make the argument that this is not necessarily a bad […]

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Child of the Pure Unclouded Brow

F*cking hell. So, I just read over my article from last week, apologies guys that was pretty bleak. I’m sure you’ll be glad to read that this week’s is even […]

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Dramatis Personae and Chessboard

So, it’s not been great recently. It hasn’t been my day, my week, my month, or even my year. I bet you all read that to the Friends theme tune […]

Photography by: Josh Rawlinson.

The ethics of medical data records – is sharing, caring? [1/2]

In contemporary society, as the surveillance state and ‘big brother’ watch us scuttle around in the city below, privacy becomes an ethical issue that is deserving of a spotlight. Whilst the ‘incognito’ tab […]

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Terrifyingly Divisive Memes for Really Confused Political Teens

I was recently asked at work to name all the US states that I could on the map, and, if possible, locate them. I named seven, and got four right […]

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Why the allegations against Harvey Weinstein matter

Content warning: sexual assault With the recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein being made public, we need to talk about sexual assault.  Weinstein has been accused of varying degrees of sexual […]

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Is the Government Responsible for our Individual Happiness? – [2/2] 

This week’s Headcandy theme is perhaps one of the most difficult yet in the column to address from a scientific perspective. Firstly, is happiness quantifiable? Perhaps to a very limited extent in the form of pleasure; […]