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A Crisis in Humanity: What Everyone with Parents Is Likely to Face in the Future

By Beverley Skeggs I didn’t think that my experience of NHS privatisation could get any worse than last year when my father was dying, slowly and painfully from leukemia. He was sent home to die but he didn’t get home for ten hours because someone had forgotten to order his medicines. Then the specialist bed […]

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RIP IDP: How My Life Was Saved by an Addiction Treatment Service

By Elliot Snook It is not hyperbole to say that without the Island Day Programme I probably would not be alive today. I may only be thirty years old, but when I was first put in to contact with the Island Day Prorgramme (IDP) I was drinking at least twelve cans of lager a day. […]

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Caring for the Community? The case of Hartlepool United

By Duncan Fisher and Eddie Rees With weekly attendances of less than 4,000 for their Vanarama National League matches, and a location in a neglected area of north-east England, Hartlepool United is an unheralded football club. However, recent events there offer a unique opportunity to align discussions about the role of football clubs in post-industrial […]

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