Tag: stomach

Campaign against cystic fibrosis
Globe Health Lifestyle World

Campaign against cystic fibrosis

A supportive online initiative aims to have a purple bow on every Facebook profile picture on the 29th of June, as a way of supporting this illness. . Cystic fibrosis is a hereditary genetic illness which mainly affects the lungs, and to a lesser extent the pancreas, stomach and intestine. […]

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Like the Queen

Last week, I had what the Queen has – no, not millions in the bank – but, gastroenteritis, or norovirus. I had gone away to a conference with two of the students from the college where I teach. On the second day, I began to feel a little queasy.   […]

Why the cleaners bang on drums
Trade Unions Workers

Why the cleaners bang on drums

On Tuesday 5 February, a group of over 60 of my co-workers, campaign supporters, and trade unionists gathered for a peaceful demonstration in the car park of Senate House. We demanded that the outsourced workers at the University of London be entitled to the same sick pay, holidays, and pensions […]