I’ve been working on this piece for a good few months now....and I am so grateful for everyone’s contribution. It takes a lot to talk about having your children removed, and that’s not purely because of how traumatic it is - there‘s also so much stigma surrounding it. We often think that a mother must … Continue reading We shouldn’t stigmatise mothers who have had their children removed
I just wanted to share a link to a comment piece by the lovely Rachael Byrne, executive director of new models of care at Home Group. It's in response to the stats released by Mind last week about the numbers of people who feel they are leaving mental health hospital too soon. Rachael asks if … Continue reading People are leaving hospital too soon – but is it acute inpatient care that they need?
Part of the 'Man Alive' series on BBC iPlayer I hadn't heard of this series before but it gives you more than one issue to ponder. There's the subject of the particular episode and then layering on top of that is the 1960s/70s perspective of said subject. Fundamentally, however, some things never change. People without … Continue reading Review: Gale is Dead