In the last of her columns after nine years, Lindsay Wittenberg explores what being here means and reflects on what she’s learnt through contributing to this space

  It happened in an instant. In the blink of an eye I became an urgent case in Accident & Emergency, a subject of investigation while doctors worked out what was wrong with me, finally concluding that I needed life-saving surgery. My 16-day hospital stay – and my reflections as I moved through it – were a learning experience of the first order. My overriding sense, all the way...

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