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Lung Cancer – Do you know the signs?

November is Lung Cancer awareness month, aiming to make people aware of the signs and symptoms to look out for. It originally started off as an awareness day but momentum around this grew and it developed into an awareness month. The NHS says that lu…

65-year-old Carer Awarded £57,000 Following Dental Malpractice

The Incident In July 2012, our client, Lynnette, attended her dental practice with loose upper teeth and active periodontal disease (gum disease). She was aged 56 at the time. It was decided that Lynette would benefit from removal of her upper teeth…

£30,000 Compensation Awarded After Eye Surgery Negligence

The Incident In May 2017, our client, who was 46 at the time, was seen in the Eye Casualty Clinic at the Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. Blood leaking into the retina and damage to the retina itself as a result of diabetes in the right eye we…

The Inter Spinal Unit Games

The Inter Spinal Unit Games 13th to 15th September 2022 13th September saw the return of WheelPower’s Inter Spinal Unit Games, the first one since 2019 due to the pandemic. The games are held at Stoke Mandeville Stadium, the “Birthplace of the Paraly…

Can a back Injury affect other parts of your body?

A healthy spine is essential to your day-to-day life, and is the most important part of our bone structure. According to the Medical Center at The University of Maryland the spine is what provides our body with the structure and support it requires t…

Baby Loss Awareness Week

This week is Baby Loss Awareness week, a week to reflect and remember those precious babies who died too soon, but also raise awareness about baby loss. Baby loss can occur during pregnancy, during the labour, in the early neonatal period or in infan…

Back Health & Spine Problems

Importance of Back Health Keeping a good level of health is something we all know and understand to continue to be healthy, but how much attention do you pay to the health of your spine? Perhaps you have experienced the odd twinge or niggle, or you a…

Cardiac Arrests: How To Save A Life

When someone suffers from a heart attack the first person on scene is often a bystander, whether they are a friend, family member, colleague, or a stranger in the street. In many circumstances those first on the scene have little to no medical expert…

What Are Heart Health Checks?

Are you aware of the risk you may be at of having a heart attack or stroke? To help you better understand the risk you may be at, a regular heart health check with your GP will enable you to fully understand. According to the NHS your risk level of c…

Importance of Heart Health

Heart Structure   Your heart is formed of 4 chambers, these are split 2 on the top and 2 on bottom.   The right atrium is the first chamber at the top of the heart. Here 2 large veins deliver the deoxygenated blood back from the rest of the…

A Virtual NHS – The Future?

By Kate Goodman The NHS has for many years, has been wrestling with increased demand and the impact this has had on bed availability, appointment availability and waiting lists. The NHS has a number of targets that they should meet such as timescales…

Cosmetic Surgery Data Hub

Cosmetic Surgery Statistics UK   Cosmetic surgery has been popular in the UK for many years, with various different trends coming and going. But which surgical procedures are the most common in 2022 compared to previous years and what is influen…

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