When it comes to disability and chronic illness, is peer support risky? | Amy Dickinson


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Today’s question is: When it comes to disability and chronic illness, is peer support risky?

I’m in conversation with Amy Dickinson. Amy is a former NHS worker, in the last six months Amy has set up online chronic illness support community DoItOurselves, and is working to challenge the role of patients in healthcare provision.


Website: https://www.twitch.tv/doitourselves

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