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Self-care and development creates resilient practitioners

by Nicola Quinnen
Mental and physical challenges facing clinicians, an analysis and a creative response through drama
Tags: written - prose - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - various - medical consultation - comp1 - theatre script -

A case for CAM: Experience of Epilepsy

by Tristan Day

Tags: written - prose - wounded_healer - neurological - paediatrics - comp1 -

Relentless Resilience

by Marisa Worsfold
A daughterís perspective on her motherís outlook despite chronic medical conditions and how the family as a whole has gained from her creative resilience.
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - arthritis - general practice - comp 2 -

Every patient has their own story to tell. Expect the unexpected

by Stephen Singh
A home-visit reveals extraordinary bonds of love and support.
Tags: written - prose - under_the_skin - various - palliative care - medicine and surgery -

Oi! Tis Too Muchhhhh!

by Paloma, Brooklea Creative Arts for Health group
A patient considers the clinician's perspective. A poem written in response to a workshop led by Dr Havi Carel around developing a phenomenological toolkit for patients.
Tags: written - poetry - voices_of_experience -

Attention: This Building is Unsafe and Likely to Collapse

by Clemmie Stebbings
A daughter shares how her mother handled terminal lung disease both through writing poetry and in publishing practical ideas to support family and friends through a cancer diagnosis.
Tags: written - poetry - my_family - cancer (lung) - oncology -

Watching a script unfold

by Andrew Sparkes
A cross-generational perspective on embodiment.
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep -

Songs of Courage

by Seyi Bamigboye
Insights of individuals' courage and healing through music therapy inspires a student's poem.
Tags: written - poetry - under_the_skin - various - hospital care - music therapy -

The Kindness of Strangers

by Elinor Kapp
An experienced clinician's personal insight into the medical student experience of final medical examinations - the family tensions around this time and the roles played by academic staff.
Tags: written - prose - Who_am_I? - anxiety - My Family oooh_featured -