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Forgetfulness, memory problems, not being able to recall the information you are trying to grasp….it can be difficult to know whether these things are a normal part of aging or whether you, or family and friends, should be seeking help.
For many, Christmas is a time of fun and parties. This inevitably leads to large spikes in demand in many industries including entertainment and hospitality. But wait a minute. Have you thought about how the Christmas season might affect healthcare?
The Covid-19 pandemic has been ongoing for close to two years now, but a lot has changed from the beginning to where we are at now, especially if you compare last Christmas period in 2020 to this coming Christmas in 2021. Let’s take a closer look at the key differences between winter and Christmas last year in comparison this year to see how far things have come and the key developments that have been made to get here.
It is estimated that over 1 billion people worldwide have a disability. That number is really huge — in fact, it’s about 15 percent of the entire world population. Have you wondered if this significant population is recognised or at least celebrated in some way? Interestingly, every year, the 3rd of December has been selected as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
According to Cancer Research UK, over 52,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the country each year, making it the most common cancer in men. That’s more than 140 cases a day. Among these cases, over 12,000 men succumb to illness and death.
Many women, as they grow older, begin to focus more on nutrition, health, fitness and physical and mental wellbeing. The trigger to this is often hitting a landmark birthday and research shows that 40, more than any other landmark birthday, seems to mark the moment when we reassess our health.
The flu season is upon us, and the last thing you need is to have your nose running and a headache clouding your judgement. Not to mention, with the coronavirus still present, you don’t want to be afflicted by similar symptoms and have to go through the inconvenience of PCR tests.
Having epilepsy is a cause of stress on its own. One thing that those who have epilepsy need to avoid is to have a stressful job, especially as stress can be a primary cause for seizures.
Are you thinking about adopting or fostering a child, or maybe considering working in childcare? If so you may be unsure about whether or not you will require a medical examination.
We are delighted to announce an expansion of our healthcare provision by launching a new orthopaedic hand and wrist service.