Tag: London

The concept of religion and how it affects health in my community of practice, London Borough of Newham, based on sociological and psychological theories.

Introduction Locality Project In this essay I will be examining the concept of religion and how it affects health in my community of practice, London Borough of Newham, based on sociological and psychological theories. I have chosen Newham as this is where I was located on placement and therefore have encountered a very diverse and …

A right to [medical] treatment ‘on demand’ is unlikely to emerge. What we may see develop in the next few years is a legal right to an equitable process of decision – making about NHS treatment.’ Brazier, M. and Cave, E. [2007] Medicine, Patients and the Law, 4th ed., London, Penguin Books. Utilising appropriate authority, critically discuss the validity of this statement

Introduction Decision-making about hospital treatment has been undergoing a slow revolution from the old perspective of the doctor knowing best[1] and carrying out treatment without any consultation of the patient to today’s environment which is evolving towards a shared model of decision making as exemplified by the Coalition Government’s White Paper Equity and Excellence: Liberating …

Mental Illness among Homeless in London Borough of Tower Hamlet

Abstract: The aim of the essay plan at hand was to outline the mental health issues that are being faced by the homeless population in the UK, with specific references to the borough of Tower Hamlets. The plan covered the main contextual factors and determinants of the urban health issue, the main implications and public …