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by Carl Barker
The complexities of diagnosis and prognosis from a personal perspective
Tags: written - prose - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - terminal cancer - oncology -

The Truth

by Angeline Lee
The author visits a children's cancer-ward in Malaysia - as a 'fairy' she returns to bring the gift of a 'magic wand' to an enraptured little girl - the child had passed on within a few days - the author speculates about 'the gateway between life and deat
Tags: written - prose - out_of_our_heads - paediatric oncology - comp1 -

The Patient

by Anonymous

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Happiness

by Chessi Guest
A sensitive enquiry into the internal and external triggers which give rise to 'happiness' or memories of 'happiness' in relation to depression.
Tags: written - prose - bone_deep - depression - psychiatry - psychiatry and ethics -

The Constant Carer

by George Howell
An insight into caring within marriage - the author also relates his clinical experience to his grandparents' relationship.
Tags: written - poetry - who_am_i - renal failure - care of the elderly - comp2 -

Doctor -Patient

by Anonymous
The author's father, who is a doctor finds a stay in hospital enlightening and decides to make positive changes as regards how he treats his patients, the poem expresses these insights and resolve to take action.
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Can You Feel Me?

by Jenny Wong
The author empathizes with the predicament of a family friend - a dancer, whose self-image and identity has been damaged by an injury, through sensitive support the dancer's confidence is regained
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep - orthopaedics - mdemo -

Healing Wounds

by Tania Hershman
A short story of a consultation inspired by the architectural formation of 'the bee's cell'.
Tags: written - prose - musing_on_the_muse -

Waiting

by Kathleen Galvin and Les Todres
Poetry informed by embodiment and phenomenological theory
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - stroke -

Like I say, it drops

by Kathleen Galvin and Les Todres
Poetry informed by embodiment and phenomenological theory
Tags: written - prose - bone_deep -