Blood on Silk: The Violence of Medicine Part VII Being the chosen one or not.

The factors driving the allocation of resources within the medical system is often not obvious or transparent to the outsider, the patient or their family. One area where it is openly acknowledged is in the media coverage of transplant medicine. There it is repeatedly stated that the number of organs donated or supplied is significantly [...]

ICU – Being asked to step outside while some procedure or other is being carried out

A paper from 2019 from the Intermountain Healthcare's Center for Humanizing Critical Care in Salt Lake City questions this traditional practice of exclusion. Click on the title below to be linked to the article online on Medical XPress. 'Do family members belong in ICU during procedures? Study finds clinicians mixed on practice.' My experience in [...]

New Work. A detail of Blood on Silk: Buy/sell

First detail of this work for the Governance show at Old Government House, Parramatta, Sydney, Australia  curated by Lizzy Marshall. Important Dates Exhibition runs from 9th March to 16th April 2017 Opening 9th March 6- 8 p.m. The exhibition of site specific works in the site of European governance in the early days of the [...]