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A lack of imagination is the worst kind of poverty (pdf)
a paper presented by Dr Malcolm Rigler to the President and Trustees of The Patients Association on 26th June 2014


Health & Libraries - West Midlands Arts and Health Wellbeing
During the 1980 and 1990s, Dr. Malcolm Rigler's Withymoor Village Surgery (Dudley) took a creative arts approach to facilitating communication between doctors, patients, staff and the community to promote health and wellbeing. Widely regarded as a pioneer of arts and health work, Dr. Malcolm Rigler's current focus is on libraries and health partnerships.

GP's plan to hand NHS role to libraries backed in Wales 
By Neil Roberts on the 12 September 2013
Libraries in Wales could be linked to the NHS to widen access to public health information, under radical proposals put forward by GP, Dr Malcolm Rigler.





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