Monthly Archives: March 2010

Out of dependency…

The dominant model (I don’t say the only model) of doctor-patient consultation privileges one viewpoint: the doctor’s. The relationship is a power relationship in which the doctor remains largely unquestioned and the patient is mostly powerless. Whether benign or not, … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Everyday we find ourselves assigned to any number of different labels; ‘the middle class’, ‘the unemployed’, ‘the young’ or ‘the disabled’ but what are the consequences? What’s in a name? Years of experience researching the lives of homeless people, disabled … Continue reading

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Unrecognised Heroes?

This week Google managed to remind us that we celebrated our nation’s saint’s day. Saint David lived a monastic life of abstinence and without personal possessions. He’s most famous for the miracle of Llanddewi Brefi. Whilst he was preaching one … Continue reading

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