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Guest Blog: HeadSpace

Thanks to the incubator journal for featuring this.

the incubator journal

Naomi Elster tells The Incubator all about the wonderful work HeadSpace is committed to.

”There is a dearth of reading material in hospitals, and we set up HeadSpace, a literary and artistic anthology, to help remedy this.

Reading is an ideal entertainment to provide to wards as patients can choose to engage or not, a book or magazine can be stopped and restarted, and it doesn’t disturb others in the ward who might want to rest. Even with the best care in the world, hospitals can be stressful and lonely places and it is important to provide patients with a distraction to help them cope with the anxiety that can result of being there. However, with Irish hospitals currently so understaffed and under-resourced, hospital staff don’t have the time to organise reading material and libraries themselves, which is why we set up HeadSpace.

We chose the name because we found…

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This entry was posted on February 26, 2014 by in Uncategorized.
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