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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…

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…

Which areas in the UK have the most missed GP appointments, and how much does it cost the NHS?

The NHS was put under enormous strain during the pandemic. Even now that life in the UK is somewhat returning to normality, the effects of COVID-19 are set to have an impact on our healthcare services for years to come due to the backlog of delays.…

Three-quarters of us are forcing ourselves into work despite being ill

Three-quarters of us are forcing ourselves into work despite being ill   It’s not unusual to worry about taking too much time off work. Whether it’s for annual leave or sick days, many of us can sometimes feel concerned about appearing to be sla…

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