healthcare

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] From our director, Elliot: A feature of our work is to reveal insights into the ways we live. Of the different topics we cover, one of the most meaningful to me is the experiences of young people and families....

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/724303133/c8213eb3bf'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Last year, the team at Close-Up Research, together with Renaisi, were privileged to document the experiences of 18 families who have children with 'behavioural difficulties', for Impact on Urban Health. We're really proud...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] Written by our director Elliot, with Dr David Spektor - for Mental Health Awareness Week. This article originally appeared on Medium. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] “Because we’ve been working flat out during the pandemic,” explains a senior nurse from...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] By 2037, 1 in 4 of the UK’s population will be aged over 65. We recently harassed random strangers across town to find out: - When does old age begin? - What are your hopes and fears for older age? - Do you...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/313728783'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] This is a one-min snippet from a project for Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity, in collaboration with Renaisi, exploring the health priorities for people living in Lambeth and Southwark. You can watch...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] [vc_video link='https://vimeo.com/172731189'] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] 11th-18th June is Men's Health Week in the UK. We do a lot of ethnographic health research at Close-Up. Over the years we've explored people's experiences of: diabetes, chemotherapy, multiple sclerosis, insomnia,...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='6' up='' down=''] 1) ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTIONS [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='#ffffff' thickness='2' up='' down=''] In 2008, 200,000 residents of the US state of Oregon were invited to enter a lottery with an unusual prize: free medical insurance. The lottery was the result of the state’s...