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The art of presence.

As parents we lived through a hundred days of hospital visits after our teenage daughter broke her back and her neck. Some years later the same daughter spent a month

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The gift of non-anxious presence.

Opinion by Robin Youngson As an engineer turned doctor, I had an irresistible urge to fix things. When I stayed with friends, I sought their broken toasters, clocks or radios.

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The feeling that I have to fix something for them, I don’t have that feeling anymore

Dr Anju Yogakumar is a member of Hearts in Healthcare, the international movement to rehumanise healthcare and to strengthen compassion and caring.

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