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New website aims to transform the experience of ‘waiting’ for healthcare

The experience of waiting in the health sector – from reception areas in healthcare settings, to our homes in anticipation of professional healthcare support – is the focus of an innovative new website that aims to help people improve the quality of time spent in such situations. WhatAreYouWaitingFor.org.uk has been developed to enable people in […]


‘Time Being’ premieres at Exeter’s Maketank

Time Being Deborah Robinson A collaboration with Ruairí Corr 24 September – 26 September 2020   A 14 minute film with sound   Socially distanced hourly screenings Free admission Timed tickets only. Booking strongly advised   Part of Waiting Times Maketank, 3-5 Paris Street, Exeter EX1 2JB Join us at the spacious Maketank in Exeter City […]


Making the most of waiting

Ray Earwicker, a WCCEH friend, writes … If time is a great healer, is waiting the problem? Florence Nightingale (1859) certainly thought so. She saw it as bad for health – “apprehension, uncertainty, waiting (my italics), fear of surprise…do a patient more harm than any exertion.” It’s tiresome too, as the Kinks noted in 1965 […]