The crisis in western medicine

digital file Colour Sound 1975 35:33

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Summary: The programme considers some of the ideas of Ivan Illich presented in his book Medical Nemesis , and Dr. Bradshaw explains two projects based on Illich's philosophy the AMIGOS Life Centres, loosely structured, demedicalised health educational elements in a live community centre, to be run by and for the laity in co-operation with local GPs and hospitals and a new journal that will take a critical look at what the medical establishment is doing, particularly its counter productive activities in the health field as reported in the standard journals. 6 segments.