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Signs of life
  1. Bella Madden
  1. Correspondence to Bella Madden, Department of Healthcare Practice, University of Bedfordshire, Butterfield Park Campus, Unit 260-270, Butterfield, Great Marlings, Luton LU2 8DL, UK; bella.madden{at}

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Room One looked like any other,

the bed all levers and plastic covers -

the pastel curtains

a ‘touch of …

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