• Is death purely a biomedical process?

    Is death purely a biomedical process? 

    Humans are born into a life, in which we live, and eventually die. Death is a reoccurring theme in many cultures; from the belief in re-incarnation, to the afterlife, death forms an important part of our cultural being.  Beliefs surrounding death, varies among cultures around the world, and has changed throughout history.  According to the western biomedical

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  • Happy Birthday JFK! | May 29th, 1917- November 22nd, 1963

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    Happy Birthday JFK! | May 29th, 1917- November 22nd, 1963

  • A good care system requires due diligence and accountability

    The plight of Southern Cross Healthcare last year was the latest manifestation of a social care system that is unravelling at precisely the wrong time. Kay Adjie takes a forensic look at the state of the care industry in the UK.

    The plight of Southern Cross Healthcare last year was the latest manifestation of a social care system that is unravelling at precisely the wrong time. The trajectory of social care provision in England has trended towards a settlement where the state is now the purchaser of services rather than the provider. What should concern all of us, is who our primary care trusts, our local authorities and other statutory bodies are prepared to contract business with in order to deliver care services.

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