It was excellent to see this piece in the Guardian last week - congratulations to the Bromley by Bow team.
Last month, Lord Mawhinney described it as "one of the most impressive displays of social entrepreneurship anywhere". Bringing together a GP surgery, employment and housing advice, language learning, a church, arts…Continue
Added by Helen Cooke on February 11, 2013 at 15:16 — No Comments
The College of Medicine (CoM) is launching an award for innovative, patient-centred, self care practices and projects that exemplify the College’s key principles (see criteria in application form attached).
Judges include Professor Mike Pringle CBE, Professor David Peters and Faith Hallett (Vice Chair CoM Patients’ Council).…
Added by Helen Cooke on January 14, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments
When Dr.Robin Youngson promised to 'mess' with our minds at the introduction to …Continue
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Dear IN members
Did you see the Guardian piece targeting the Innovations Network? Perhaps you are as bored and irritated as I am by certain armchair doctors' petty potshots, but our silence is becoming an embarrassment. Its time to speak out about those who want a reductionistic version of science choke the life and love out of medicine. It's time we challenged these oppressive views.
It's true, the College of Medicine's Innovations Network does include quite a few…Continue
simon mills and i have been working with karen pilkington and others for the last two years to create a whizzy website called the selfcare library. we are gathering the evidence about what people can do for themselves if they have