Book “Wandering the Wards” now launched and freely available

On Tuesday 17thNovember 2020, the book “Wandering the Wards” has been launched in which Featherstone and Northcott provide a detailed and unflinching ethnographic examination of everyday life within the contemporary hospital, focusing on the everyday care of the largest patient group, people living with dementia. This book has been written with support from INTERDEM. The book is open access and free to download.

Full title: Wandering the Wards: An Ethnography of Hospital Care and its Consequences for People Living with Dementia (Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology, 2020)

Katie Featherstone and Andy Northcott

Kindle edition available for free here: