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  1. On Death, Dying and Not Dying

    On Death, Dying and Not Dying

    Peter Houghton

    In June 2000 Peter Houghton, a counselor in palliative care, was weeks from death due to cardiomyopathy. Then he was offered the chance to participate in a clinical trial. Six months later he was not only still alive, but planning a long distance walk for charity and writing this book about his experiences. Learn More
    2001, Paperback / softback, 8.43in x 5.51in / 214mm x 140mm, 176pp, CA$39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-020-1
    2001, Ebook, PDF, 176pp, CA$39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-291-1
  2. Standing On His Own Two Feet

    Standing On His Own Two Feet

    A Diary of Dying

    Sue Grant

    Standing on His Own Two Feet offers an insight into how health care systems serve the terminally ill, the choices faced by families, and ways of providing the best possible care at home and maintaining the patient's dignity until the end. In particular, Sue Grant deals sensitively with the care needs of young adults. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.26in / 234mm x 159mm, 176pp, CA$39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-368-4
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 176pp, CA$39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-123-5
  3. Betraying the NHS

    Betraying the NHS

    Health Abandoned

    Michael Mandelstam

    Based on his experiences of helping to fight cuts and closures in Suffolk, Michael Mandelstam delivers a damning verdict on the mismanagement of the NHS at national, regional and local level. He charts the widespread cutbacks and closures, both rural and urban, to clinics, A&E services, beds, wards and scores of community hospitals. Learn More
    2006, Hardback, 9.45in x 6.50in / 240mm x 165mm, 320pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-482-7
    2006, Ebook, ePUB, 320pp, CA$40.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-569-1
  4. The Man Who Lost his Language

    The Man Who Lost his Language

    A Case of Aphasia Revised Edition

    Sheila Hale

    When Sir John Hale suffered a stroke that left him unable to walk, write or speak, his wife, Shelia, followed every available medical trail seeking knowledge of his condition and how he might be restored to health. This book is a unique exploration of aphasia - losing the ability to use or comprehend words - as well as of the resilience of love. Learn More
    2007, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.10in / 232mm x 155mm, 272pp, CA$26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-564-0
    2007, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, CA$26.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-626-1
  5. How We Treat the Sick

    How We Treat the Sick

    Neglect and Abuse in Our Health Services

    Michael Mandelstam

    The author shows beyond question that neglectful care is a systemic blight, rather than mere local blemish, within our health services. He analyses the causes and factors involved, reveals the widespread denial and lack of accountability from those responsible, and spells out implications of this failure to care for the vulnerable with humanity. Learn More
    2011, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 384pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-160-6
    2011, Ebook, ePUB, 384pp, CA$35.95
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-355-3
  6. The Golden Thread

    The Golden Thread

    A Quiet Revolution in Holistic Cancer Care

    Pat Pilkington

    Written by the late Pat Pilkington, the co-founder of the Bristol Cancer Help Centre (now Penny Brohn Cancer Care, this book shares 30 years' experience of working holistically for those with cancer. This deeply spiritual work aims to show how we can all find life's meaning and purpose, and come to a true and lasting sense of peace and fulfilment. Learn More
    2015, 160pp
  7. Suicide Prevention Techniques

    Suicide Prevention Techniques

    How a Suicide Crisis Service Saves Lives

    Joy Hibbins

    Focusing on the methods used at a ground-breaking Suicide Crisis Centre which has a zero suicide achievement, this guide offers strategies to help people in suicidal crisis. Founded after the author's own suicidal experience, it challenges the established ways of working in mental health and sets out a new way to provide crisis care. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 144pp, CA$33.95
    ISBN: 9781785925498
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, CA$33.95
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-949-1
  8. The Patient Revolution

    The Patient Revolution

    How We Can Heal the Healthcare System

    David Gilbert

    Powerful real-life stories of 'patient leaders' - ordinary people affected by life-changing illnesses, disabilities, or conditions, who are revolutionising the healthcare system, and improving patient care and support, by putting themselves at the heart of decision-making processes. Learn More
    Sep 2019, Paperback / softback, 8.43in x 5.35in / 214mm x 136mm, 272pp, CA$25.95
    ISBN: 9781785925382
  9. The Patient Revolution

    The Patient Revolution

    How We Can Heal the Healthcare System

    David Gilbert

    Sep 2019, Ebook, ePUB, CA$25.98
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-932-3

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