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  • Michael Trubshaw
    Michael Trubshaw Thu, 03/09/2020 - 09:15

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brutally disrupted medical student teaching. However, throughout this period, maybe somewhat concerningly, I have found myself learning more than I may have done otherwise.

  • Natasha Harris
    Natasha Harris Tue, 01/09/2020 - 16:57

     

    Your name is a sad one,

    [Probably?]

    Because all you do is cry

    And shout…

    And cry…

     

    I wish I knew who you were

    [Probably?]

    But there’s only sadness

  • Alice Worrall
    Alice Worrall Tue, 01/09/2020 - 16:37

    Most people know the devastating impact that dementia can have on a person and their family, and it is rare to find someone who has not known someone affected by the disease in the UK.

  • Karen Harrison Dening Tue, 01/09/2020 - 16:22

    Dementia is now the commonest cause of death in the UK, with an expected 220,000 annual deaths expected by 2040 either with or from dementia.

  • Marianne Scotland
    Marianne Scotland Tue, 01/09/2020 - 15:52

     

    A memory of helping a patient with dementia whilst volunteering in my local hospital as a prospective medical student – patient details have been changed to preserve confidentiality.

  • Tom Dening
    Tom Dening Tue, 01/09/2020 - 15:24

    The Centre for Dementia is based at the Institute of Mental Health on the University’s Jubilee Campus, and it is one of several mental health research groups based there.

  • Ghazal
    Ghazal Mazloumi Fri, 17/07/2020 - 14:05

    It all started in October 2019 at the Big Conversations event in Nottingham Racecourse. It was an event led by people living with dementia planning for it over eight months. It was a second event in its series.

  • Steve Lichfield
    Steve Litchfield Fri, 17/07/2020 - 09:18

    Friends for Life (Nottm) celebrate our "Beauty" overcoming  gale force winds and rain to become a beautiful Sunflower and stands at 6ft 11" or 211 cm. Showing that we can overcome the odds with a smile on our faces, just like our zoom meetings.

  • Jane Rowley
    Jane Rowley Thu, 04/06/2020 - 20:53

    In 2018, I came to work at Trent Dementia, a small charity based at Nottingham University working with people diagnosed with dementia.

  • Rosemary Fri, 15/05/2020 - 14:26

    “He has no insight” I hear them say

     as they begin to peel my rights away

     first it’s my home and then it’s my care

     from who I see to what I can wear

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