Health

December 10, 2012
Michael Mullan

Leading the Fight in Gray Matters

It is understandable that many of us deify the medical establishment – we are humbled, grateful and often scared of doctors and specialists in equal measure. We are in their hands, after all, when these vehicles we move around in called bodies ‘go wrong.’ I’ve always been one of those […]
June 10, 2012
Robin Christopherson - Disabled Software

Designing for Disabilities

It was during a part-time language course several years ago that I struck up a conversation with a young architect. He had a new challenge with the firm he was working for to conceptually re-design a hospital to be more disabled-friendly. He moaned, believing it to be a boring project. […]
February 13, 2012
Sir Andrew Witty

Drug Companies Join Hands to Fight Diseases

Just when you thought that money ruled everything, along comes a story that gives you hope. It seems the age-old gripe against the pharmaceutical industry of inflated prices and restricted patents for third world health care has just had a volte-face – and it doesn’t seem like a PR stunt! The […]