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Health Inequalities Research Network (HERON) (CfP, Conference, London, 14-15 May 2014).

The first Health Inequalities Research Network (HERON) Conference will be held on 14-15th May 2014 in London, England at the Coin St Neighbourhood Centre. HERON is an international network founded in 2010. It aims to develop and promote interactions between … Continue reading

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Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research (CfP session at the RGS 2014 Conference, London 26-29 August 2014)

Royal Geographic Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference Geographies of co-production London, Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 August 2014 Call for Papers for a session entitled: Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research Session Sponsor: Geography of … Continue reading

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“There’s no lights on the Xmas tree momma, they’re burnin’ an artist tonight!”

Mike White writes: There was a hatchet job in Sunday’s Independent on arts in hospitals based on perfunctory information extracted on NHS expenditure on art works (accessible here). Those of us who are driving the development of the National Alliance … Continue reading

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Medical Humanities and Narrative Ethics in Oncology (Seminar, Switzerland, 18-20 October 2013)

Medical Humanities and Narrative Ethics in Oncology: Prognosis, Destiny and Bad News 18-20 October 2013 Bellinzona, Switzerland In the age of participatory medicine, where health professionals encourage and value patients as full partners, patient narrative is the basis for shared … Continue reading

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A Narrative Future for Healthcare: Conference Report by Deborah Bowman, Trisha Greenhalgh and Jonathon Tomlinson

This conference report was invited by editors of the Centre for Medical Humanities blog in order to share with a wider audience the ideas and discussions prompted by one of the major international conferences in our field. It was written … Continue reading

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Havi Carel: the role of the patient in improving quality

Havi Carel, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Bristol, and a patient, gives a philosophical perspective on patients and improving the quality of care at The King’s Fund’s NHS Leadership Summit 2013. She drew on her own experience of care, … Continue reading

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