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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|0 Comments

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

Why you should be collecting more reviews, more often

Should you be collecting more reviews, more often?
 

You really are missing a trick if you don’t take advantage of the tools available to help you display patient feedback on your website. Reviews play a powerful role in the patient journey, helping to build trust and eliminate doubt. It also helps to ease anxious patients who […]

By |February 11th, 2019|For Clinicians|Comments Off on Why you should be collecting more reviews, more often

7 Top Tips to Curb Compulsive Spending

Written by Catherine Hales and Dr Bhavna Jaiswal
If you’ve been reading the entertainment news, you may have seen what Johnny Depp has been up to lately. No, not releasing the 704th installation of Pirates of the Caribbean – the other thing. The huge, unchecked spending resulting in millions of dollars worth of debt thing.

Depp is now locked in […]

By |June 7th, 2017|Conditions, Top Articles|Comments Off on 7 Top Tips to Curb Compulsive Spending

August Health News

This month’s news features an exclusive story on a seven year old piece of research. There’s also some exciting news about hot meals and bad news for office workers.

Another death at the office

Your desk job is killing you, screamed newspaper headlines last month. People who sit for more than eight hours a day at work […]

By |August 11th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on August Health News

How is air pollution in London affecting our health?

The Guardian recently shared an article on “How air pollution affects your health”.

Health conditions such as suppressed lung growth in children, asthma, heart disease and the onset of type 2 diabetes have been linked to air pollution. The image below by the Guardian shows the parts of the body affected by air pollution:

Each year, around 40,000 […]

By |July 18th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on How is air pollution in London affecting our health?

April Health News

Written by Dr Tom Nolan for Doctify

This month I’ve been looking for the best health research with the same excitement of a group of toddlers searching the garden for Easter eggs. The studies I’ve found are too big to eat all on my own, so I’m going to share them with you. If you like […]

By |March 29th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on April Health News

March Health News

Written by Dr Tom Nolan for Doctify

With the worst of the winter out of the way and the days getting longer I’m in a positive mood. I’m looking forward to my next cough, I’m less worried about losing my memory and I might even donate a kidney.

Dementia epidemic? What epidemic?

Researchers reported this month that dementia […]

By |February 29th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on March Health News

Doctor’s predictions for 2016

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Written by Dr Tom Nolan for Doctify

What do the experts think will be the big health breakthroughs in 2016? We asked some of our experts what their predictions are for the next year.

 

Mr Hashim Ahmed, Urology Consultant, Nuada Group

In prostate cancer treatment we have, until now, struggled to tell apart low risk prostate […]

By |January 5th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Doctor’s predictions for 2016

Health tech innovators changing the world in 2015

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Written by Dr Tom Nolan for Doctify

Here at the Doctify Journal it’s our new year’s resolution to bring you the most interesting and relevant health news and features directly from the experts. You might have already seen our 2015 healthcare round-up and experts’ 2016 predictions, or our editor’s first monthly health news review. […]

By |December 31st, 2015|Hot Topics|Comments Off on Health tech innovators changing the world in 2015