Iona Heath

Iona Heath is a retired inner-city General Practitioner in Kentish Town in London (1975-2010) and past President of the UK Royal College of General Practitioners (2009-2012). She has written regularly for the British Medical Journal and has contributed essays to many other medical journals across the world. She has been particularly interested to explore the nature of general practice, the importance of medical generalism, issues of justice and liberty in relation to health care, the corrosive influence of the medical industrial complex and the commercialisation of medicine, and the challenges posed by disease-mongering, the care of the dying, and violence within families. Jessie Brennan is daughter of the late Jacky and Frank Brennan, parent (with her partner George) to Reuben, and an artist based between London and Devon. Her art practice explores the inter- relations between people and places, informed by their social and political contexts and a direct engagement with the individuals who occupy them. She explores ethnography and drawing (in the expanded field) as critical methodologies for revealing urban social and spatial injustices. Such methods are intended towards their productive political use in the form of exhibitions, publications and large-scale installations in the public realm. This has led her to become involved in projects, for example, with people in public housing estates and community gardens. Her books include Regeneration! (2015) and Re: development (2016).

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