What is psychological resilience?

What do we mean when we use the word ‘resilience’? It’s widely accepted that when we talk about ‘resilience’ or ‘psychological resilience’, we are referring to an ability that some people show to withstand or…

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What are parents’ experiences when their baby is diagnosed with a limb difference? Our study

What is dysmelia? Dysmelia is a group of rare diseases involving  limb differences. Rare diseases are those which affect less than 1 in 2000 people, but around 8000 rare diseases exist altogether and over 50…

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Four reasons why we need healthcare research (or, why common sense is not enough)

[Authored by Olivia Johnson, Alice Dunning and Judith Johnson] Healthcare research can feel out of touch and out of step with clinical demands and priorities. It’s usually a slow process, often riddled with delays, and…

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5 Ways That Your Doctor’s Wellbeing is Important to You

[Authored by Louise Hall & Judith Johnson] The NHS is rarely out of the headlines. Stories of growing waiting lists, breached targets and funding concerns abound. Some coverage has also considered the impact of these…

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