Untold stories in clinical research: the carer’s tale

When asked, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) will tell you that 630,000 people took part in a clinical study last year. I wonder, however, whether that number should be raised to nearer one million*. For alongside many participants during their journey in research, walks a mother, father, brother, sister or significant other. One … Continue reading Untold stories in clinical research: the carer’s tale

Blog: How the painter’s brush can help us see the person behind Alzheimer’s disease

We were decluttering the flat this morning and I came across this picture. It had been on my boys' bedroom wall until it was replaced by a Crystal Palace FC 2013 calendar a few weeks ago! In the late nineties I was living in the United States. Off and on, I volunteered for the Cincinnati … Continue reading Blog: How the painter’s brush can help us see the person behind Alzheimer’s disease