To be or not to be LGBT in Primary Health Care

An analysis and commentary paper on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender primary care has been published in the British Journal of General Practice. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) primary healthcare will, increasingly, be a feature of the primary care repertoire. Continue reading To be or not to be LGBT in Primary Health Care

School of Health and Social Care Seminar Series 2010/11 Jo Gilmartin (University of Leeds): A critical review of the impact of reconstructive surgery following massive weight loss on patient QoL: a pilot study plan

Jo Gilmartin argued that there is a growing number of morbidly obese patients who are seeking surgical solutions to there problems, such as bariatric surgery. Significant weight loss often leads to excessive skin, which leads to QoL problems, such as problems with Continue reading School of Health and Social Care Seminar Series 2010/11 Jo Gilmartin (University of Leeds): A critical review of the impact of reconstructive surgery following massive weight loss on patient QoL: a pilot study plan

School of Health and Social Care Seminar Series 2010-11 Prof. Margrit Shildrick

This presentation looked at heart transplantation as an exemplary process that potentially disturbs all aspects of modernist bioethics as well as raising concerns about prostheses and human hybridity in general (Shildrick, 2010). . The paper offered an insight into the way human Continue reading School of Health and Social Care Seminar Series 2010-11 Prof. Margrit Shildrick

School of Health and Social Care Seminar Series 2010-11

 Professor Janneke Vans Mens-Verhulst from the University of Utrecht kicked-off the 2010-11 seminar series on Wednesday 20th October. Her seminar entitled: “Improving Health and Social Care with an Intersectional Approach to Diversity” introduced the concept of ‘intersectionality’ as representative of the complex, Continue reading School of Health and Social Care Seminar Series 2010-11