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Sandal season: Taking care of your feet this summer

Now that the weather is now warming up, people are spending extra time outside taking part in sports and other activities such as outdoor walks. Like all other parts of the body, feet require regular TLC and checkups by a state-registered podiatrist. We need to remember that healthy feet start with healthy skin and good […]

Unexplained Weight Gain: How much is too much?

Have you noticed you’ve been putting on weight and are struggling to understand why? Many women gain weight as they grow older. But how much is too much and how can you stop the middle age spread? Obesity specialist and consultant diabetologist Dr Harvineder Chahal from London Medical shares his advice.

 

Many women struggle with weight […]

Scared of Laser Eye Surgery? Advanced Vision Care Shares Why You Shouldn’t Be

When choosing to undergo any surgical procedure, it is understandable that some people are anxious about how the operation will go. Eye surgery especially can make patients squeamish – after all, we only have one pair of eyes – what if something goes wrong?

Thankfully, the statistics show that the risk of complications is very low […]

By |May 10th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on Scared of Laser Eye Surgery? Advanced Vision Care Shares Why You Shouldn’t Be

Why You Don’t Always Want 5 Star Reviews

Customer reviews deliver incredibly important insight into how patients are using your services, their expectations, and areas where you are not meeting their needs. In fact, reviews have evolved relatively recently into invaluable indicators to drive better product development, customer service and support, informing the direction a business grows in, how it’s marketed, and a […]

By |May 2nd, 2019|Hot Topics, Top Articles, For Clinicians|Comments Off on Why You Don’t Always Want 5 Star Reviews

Your Complete Guide to Allergic Rhinitis

Background
Allergic rhinitis is a potentially debilitating condition that is probably more common than you think. More than 1 in 10 people suffer with allergies and more often than not the nose is one of the main areas affected.

The term allergic rhinitis indicates a condition causing inflammation of the lining of the nose and sinuses […]

By |April 23rd, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on Your Complete Guide to Allergic Rhinitis

Royal Brompton Hospital treating Insomnia with CBTi

Sleeping is a basic human need- like breathing, eating and drinking. It is vitally important for physical health. In this article, we hear from an expert at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, Dr Alanna Hare, about why it’s so important to treat sleep disorders.

 

Around 30 to 50 per cent of the adult population […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Royal Brompton Hospital treating Insomnia with CBTi

Treating arrhythmia with zero radiation at Royal Brompton Hospital

Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation is a well-known corrective procedure. Thanks to new innovative three-dimensional (3D) mapping systems, more cardiac arrhythmia patients can now benefit from zero radiation exposure during transcatheter procedures. Pioneered by Dr Sabine Ernst, consultant cardiologist and reader in cardiology at Royal Brompton Hospital, the unique 3D mapping technique removes the need for […]

By |March 27th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on Treating arrhythmia with zero radiation at Royal Brompton Hospital

Why doctors should be on Twitter and how to get started today

Continuing ongoing communication with your audience on Twitter can have long-term benefits for you as a professional and for your healthcare organisation, as well as a tangible impact on your patients. This positive impact can occur when the platform is used correctly to develop relationships and spread worthwhile information to your audience of colleagues, experts, […]

By |March 11th, 2019|Hot Topics, For Clinicians|Comments Off on Why doctors should be on Twitter and how to get started today

Everything You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation, also known as breast enlargement, is the most popular cosmetic surgery operation worldwide. Since its introduction, tens of millions of patients have undergone breast augmentation with the aim of enhancing the volume of their breasts as well as addressing minor size asymmetries if needed. When groups of breast augmentation patients are asked if […]

By |February 27th, 2019|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Breast Augmentation

Inside Our GP Event: What GP’s Need to Know About Women’s Health

Last week, we held our third GP event at Google HQ in partnership with MyLocumManager and Echo. The event was one in a series of inspirational CPD gatherings for busy General Practitioners and featured talks from three leading healthcare professionals.
The Event Rundown
Continuing Professional Development can sometimes feel like a culture of performativity which sees you jumping through hoops […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Hot Topics, Newsletter, Top Articles|Comments Off on Inside Our GP Event: What GP’s Need to Know About Women’s Health