Gillick Competence

  Earlier this year I was invited to speak on a panel at a forum on the topic of Gillick Competence. For those unaware, Gillick competence is a legal framework used to decide if a young person (usually under the age of 16) has the capacity to consent to medical treatment or not. Interestingly, this…

Competition – How is it affecting Our Health?

  There is a phrase common to us in society that talks about β€˜healthy competition’. What is this competition though, and how is it truly affecting our health? Competition works towards an outcome where we are deemed better or worse than another, and in observation of society, it is everywhere. When we are born we…