discussions

Coverage of the A320 crash: mental health in the media

– Amy Stone, Administrator at the University of Sheffield and member of the Medical Humanities Sheffield Student Social Group I love to hate some sections of the press as much as anyone – but can we blame them for saying what so many people think? The Germanwings A320 crash of 24th March 2015 was a […]

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Interview with Michelle Winslow and Sam Smith

Michelle Winslow and Sam Smith lead an oral history project at The Sheffield Macmillan Unit for Palliative Care. Together with project volunteers, they have been making oral history recordings with people in the unit since 2007 with funding from Friends of the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Hospitals Charity and Macmillan Cancer Support. We caught up […]

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What is Addiction?

Phil Withington, Professor of History at the University of Sheffield, was invited to participate in this panel on ‘What is Addiction?’ at the annual Battle of Ideas in London, and this is what happened. Now that the prestigious Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders V (DSM V) has recognised gambling as a behavioural addiction, […]

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The story behind the MHS logo

The wonderful logo for MHS is by L. Gregory, who was aged 10 when she drew her design. L. Gregory was the winner of the Medical Humanities Sheffield Logo Competition, which we held in Westways Primary School in the spring of 2013. The competition was open to all Y5 and Y6 pupils, and as you […]

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