Submissions are currently closed, but we will be welcoming submissions for our fourth issue in early 2019.

We are particularly interested in publishing writing on the following topics:

  • Health and architecture
  • Psychiatry and philosophy
  • Health leadership in New Zealand
  • Antibiotic resistance and the psychology of prescribing
  • The economics of universal healthcare
  • The sick role and allocation of sickness benefit
  • Climate change and health
  • Existential implications of surgical experience e.g removal of body parts
  • Theoretical biology and its role within medical education

Enduring themes:

  • Stories/poetry of patient experience
  • Improving Māori health
  • Improving Pacific health
  • Experiences of minorities within the healthcare system
  • Sociological reflections on healthcare interactions
  • Changing expectations on doctors and how we may respond to these
  • Please refer to our submission guidelines before sending work to Checkout for more details.

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Editor – Helen Ker