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September-October 2021 : Losses and gains READ ONLINE




The right doctor

In difficult circumstances, the care and support of a friendly, empathetic doctor can make a world of difference, writes Esther Crespo-Rupérez

You're in the spotlight

How can services be more accessible to homeless people labelled ‘hard to reach’? Clinical psychologist Dr Ben Campbell asked

Hope springs

Finding oneself caught somewhere between optimism, despair and hope as lockdown comes to an end. By Mat Amp

Tricky Period pick up

To find your nearest Tricky Period collection point, see the List, or visit

Keeping clean

ShowerBox was set up to provide homeless people and people sleeping rough with a simple, yet difficult to find service: A free and secure shower. Interview by Sheryle Thomas

Patient Lee waiting
  • Before finally being operated on, Lee Foxall endured an agonisingly long wait for heart surgery. From his hospital bed, Lee spoke with Giselle Green about the uncertainty and the loneliness of waiting