Grenfell fire unmasks a tale of two cities

No one in the past few weeks has been left untouched by the series of tragedies that have struck our nation in seemingly quick succession. The shock of the Westminster Bridge attacks was followed all too quickly by the numbing horror of the Manchester bomb and then the London Bridge attacks. Being able to quickly…

The geography of fate & the challenge of migration

In the summer of 2015 Europe was in turmoil as thousands of refugees seemed to suddenly descend upon various crossing points in the Mediterranean in a perilous attempt to escape conflict in Syria or the social, economic and political strife of their home countries in predominantly Africa and the Middle East. Media reporters oscillated between using the…

How mapping revealed the inequality of dementia care

You may have heard of the postcode lottery when it comes to schooling and healthcare. Recent investigations into dementia care reveal a startling inequality in patient care within the UK: Dementia care in UK