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- People identify with those they care for
- Reading list: The Impact of Physical Illness on Professional Relationships
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- Relationships in MS… Notes for a talk.
- Whose disability?
Category Archives: professional health workers
Children worry when a parent is ill. Children will worry about parents with long covid.
Posted on April 10, 2021 by thetroublewithillness
They worry about Will they get better? Will they die? It’s my fault they are ill …. this should be a question, but a child may simply believe it without questioning. Is it the other parent’s fault? or someone … Continue reading →
Posted on April 24, 2020 by thetroublewithillness
It seems that people who are normally sensible may react very badly to the pandemic, while others seem to be far less troubled. One reason for an over-reaction can be that worries from the past are triggered by events that … Continue reading →
Unrecognised disabilities have consequences throughout life…
Posted on August 8, 2017 by thetroublewithillness
How many people are living with some undiagnosed, unrecognised, neurological problem or disability which caused them difficulty at home and at school? How many people were told they were stupid, or felt they were stupid, when they had a problem … Continue reading →
The Trouble with Illness – the book!
Posted on May 26, 2017 by thetroublewithillness
The Trouble with Illness: How Illness and Disability Affect Relationships is being published by Jessica Kingsley on 21st Jun 2017. I spent the last summer writing it, discovering files which were dated 2007 in the process; at last it’s coming … Continue reading →
The NHS – an Ideal Carer?
Posted on July 15, 2014 by thetroublewithillness
We want the NHS to be an Ideal Carer (see previous blog). The Francis Report into the failure of care at the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust stated that ‘patient care is at the very centre of the NHS, and no … Continue reading →