Saturday 25 September 2021

Eczema in children. Keeping skin healthy

In the UK, one in five babies and children get eczema, otherwise known as ‘Dermatitis’. Eczema is an itchy, inflammatory skin condition. It can...

SPECIAL POST FROM JACQUELINE CURZON – FROM THE HEART OF THE FRONT...

My life has become a perpetual merry-go-round, it seems. I made a reference to a roller-coaster last time, and I now seem to have...

Male Matters Matter …… Men, be vigilant !

Men remain as vulnerable as women, if not more, with regards to health problems involving their genital and urinary system. One saving grace for...

Rheumatology: Osteoporosis

A middle-aged patient in my clinic might have slipped and fallen on their outstretched hand.  After six weeks in plaster for a broken wrist a good friend suggested they may...

Shoulder Joint Arthritis

Glenohumeral Joint arthritis is a common condition. Most people have heard of hip and knee replacements, but shoulder replacement is less common. In fact shoulder...

Watford hospital tops health watchdog league for second year running

Watford hospital tops health watchdog league for second year running  A Watford hospital is celebrating being ‘top of the league’ for the second consecutive year following figures...

Emma and Miriam welcome NICE cerebral palsy guidelines

Adult Cerebral Palsy Hub, set up by Emma Livingstone and Miriam Creeger last year, have welcomed new guidelines from the National Institute of Health...

Advice for the new parent

Congratulations! You are the proud parent of a baby and have spent many a hard month going to NCT class, learning all about breathing...

60,000 steps for 60,000 heartbeats: British 11-year old to walk 26 miles to save...

Eleven-year old Amelie Anderson hasn't been fazed by the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, causing thousands of children across the country to study from home in...

Behind the Business Card – Evelyn Diamond – Essentially Medical

Essentially Medical, an independent medical education company, was started by Shenley-based Evelyn Diamond in 2004. After 10 years of working as Marketing Manager in...

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