One in three of use will get cancer. Not a good statistic. So we look at ways of preventing it and take advantage of screening where we can.
For we ladies, that means three-yearly mamograms once we get to a certain age. But what if a mammogram isn't good enough? For those with dense breast tissue, tumours are often hidden so go unnoticed until it is too late.
Here, Cheryl Cruwys explains what dense breast tissue is and shares her experience.
You've done it again! Not content with merely trying to deliver a service in the face of swingeing cuts, more patients and less staff, you've been innovating, creating and generally making life easier for your patients.
So in what looks like becoming the annual 'must be there' event, awards were presented to those of you whom your peers had decided were worth a prize!
In issue 13, we presented some of the winners' stories. Here we present the rest.
Social prescribing is really a thing! Initially dismissed as a construct for those patients no-one knew what to do with, the benefits are begining to show.
Whether it's swimming or a language class, simple options can reap amazing health outcomes.
In this article, first published on the Health-Care Arena website (https://healthcare-arena.co.uk) and reproduced with kind permission, Dr Dinah Parhams outlines what it is and how it works.
This article, written by Michael Withers and reproduced with kind permission of HealthCare Arena, explores how working with the AfPP, the concent of 'learning from 'never-events' in the operating theatre was introduced.