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My Pain

by Annabel Kemp
Poem about unvoiced pain and reflection on the need for trust between doctor and patient to achieve effective diagnosis and support.
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep - gynaecology - rhcn -

Irregular time off

by Khadija Sesay
This poem provides an insight into conflicting thoughts and emotions as a patient tries process a diagnosis which will impact on his life at all levels
Tags: written - poetry - does_it_have_to_be_like_this - heart disease - cardiology - medicine and surgery -

Battle

by Anonymous
Poem about author's sister's arthritis as a child
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep - arthritis - rheumatology - mdemo -

Breaking News

by Ben Offa-Jones
Poem about exhausted doctor delivering bad news
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Big Black Dogs

by Denise Gomez
Poem about depression - 'big black dogs'
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep - depression - psychiatry - psychiatry and ethics -

The D.R.

by Eleanor Frost
Poem about dissection room-'Nothing can prepare you for the sights and sounds of'
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep - anatomy -

Asthma

by Euridice Mendes
Oh how I would love to live in exhale' poem
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep - asthma - respiratory - medicine and surgery -

I am Like an Onion

by Grace Tompson
Poem about an elderly lady with depression haunted by her horrific childhood experiences in wartime Germany.
Tags: written - poetry - bone_deep - depression - psychiatry - psychiatry and ethics -

Tattoo

by Anonymous
Poem about elderly merchant seaman and the notion of his embodiment and identity being affected by the destruction of a prized tattoo
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Fire and Snow

by Anonymous
Poem about the uncomfortable death of the author's mother in hospital
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