Patient Care

27th May 2019

Lower back pain is a troublesome burden

Lower back pain is undoubtedly a problem that affects many of us. In fact, 80% of the population will at some time suffer from back or […]
16th May 2019

Non-hormonal prescribed treatments for menopausal sweats and flushes

Troublesome hot flushes and night sweats can be the bane of many menopausal women’s lives. Not all women can use, or want to use, Hormone Replacement […]
16th May 2019

Lesley Dibley has changed the way doctors talk to patients with IBD

Nurse. Researcher. Pioneer. Lesley Dibley gives a voice to a marginalised group and has changed the way doctors talk to patients with inflammatory bowel disease. A […]
14th May 2019

Will a simple test for pancreatic cancer really solve the late diagnosis crisis?

Pancreatic Cancer UK announces that they are investing £750,000 into developing the first simple test for pancreatic cancer by 2024.   Currently, pancreatic cancer is diagnosed by a CT […]
14th May 2019

Bereavement suite welcomes donations from local college

A suite used by bereaved families at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust has received a welcome donation from staff at a local college. The […]
10th May 2019

New whiplash law: stamping out bogus claims or denial of justice?

Traditional scanning can fail to detect whiplash injury Medical experts are warning that the new Civil Liability Act, designed to prevent bogus whiplash claims, could deny […]
1st May 2019

Prostate cancer: a patient’s journey

Chris James: Chris was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 67, having previously been treated for testicular cancer in 1976. His treatment pathway took many […]
25th April 2019

Welsh NHS patient praises arrival of proton beam therapy in the UK

Pictured above: Proton Beam Therapy patient Ryan Scott,23, from Cardigan with Kate Leaver, lead therapy radiographer, (right) and deputy lead radiographer Kerry Owen at the Rutherford […]
16th April 2019

New clinical research into IBS offers real hope

New clinical research into IBS offers real hope and drug free relief to patients A large clinical trial “RELIEVE-IBS-D” for patients with diarrhoea predominant IBS (IBS-D) […]