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In a recent TED talk, an expert in the management of chronic pain in children explains neuropathic pain, a form of chronic pain in which the nervous system itself becomes faulty and creates the experience of intense pain, both the sensation of pain in the brain and the side-effects of injury in the affected (but not actually injured) part of the body.

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This month’s draft guideline from the health quango NICE on the long-term management of self harm provides a revealing perspective on the NHS’s inadequacies, which go beyond failures in the treatment of individual cases to NICE itself and the basis for its existence.

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Many people seem to have bad experiences of mental health care in the NHS, yet relatively few complain. More complaints would put more pressure on NHS managers to improve. So why don’t more people complain?

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You’ll enjoy this. No, really. Let me be clear: you will enjoy this. Otherwise there could be unpleasant consequences.

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According to the proverb:

You can’t have your cake and eat it.

According to another proverb:

There’s no such word as “can’t”.

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