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9 June 2019 | Health news
With the weather finally improving, we’re all itching to get out into our gardens and make up for lost time over what seems to have been a very long winter. With clearing, digging and planting there is always the risk of the odd small injury, but did you know that a scratch or scrape could […]
24 April 2019 | Health news
White Coat Syndrome describes a patient experiencing high blood pressure and anxiety when in a clinical situation. It’s estimated that as many as 1 in 8 patients experience the symptoms of White Coat Syndrome.
11 December 2018 | Team news
Retired delivery driver Mr Thomas MacDonald had developed white coat syndrome some years ago when he had been told he could die under anaesthesia.
5 December 2018 | Health news
Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis are diseases of the gut that can be debilitating for many sufferers.
10 September 2018 | Health news
NHS patients have been able to choose where to receive NHS treatment since 2006, yet many of us still do not realise that Patient Choice is our right.
1 June 2018 | Health news
This week is Volunteer Week. Being a volunteer is a great way to give something of yourself to a favourite charity, cause or community – but as well as being good for those organisations, volunteering is also good for the health of you, the volunteer.
4 May 2018 | Health news
Coming to hospital for surgery means a lot to think about, including being prepared.
23 April 2018 | Health news
Shingles (medically known as Herpes Zoster), develops when the dormant chickenpox virus becomes re-activated in the body.
26 March 2018 | Team news
When retired postman and keen angler David Paine had been waiting nine months for a knee replacement after his GP recommended he have surgery with no sign of an operation date in sight, he was at the point despair.
29 January 2018 | Team news
Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre has appointed a new consultant orthopaedic surgeon to further boost the services available to patients across the region.
17 December 2017 | Health news
It cleanses, hydrates and refreshes – there’s nothing quite like a nice cool glass of water. And not only does it feel satisfying, drinking water is vital for our bodies to function.
27 October 2017 | Health news
Cataracts are a common eye condition. As you get older the lens inside your eye gradually changes and becomes less transparent and this affects your ability to see.