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    Major research project aims to improve treatment for individuals with polycystic ovary syndrome

    A major £2.4 million research project is underway at the University of Birmingham aimed at improving treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). PCOS affects at least ten percent of all women and causes irregular periods and difficulties trying...

    Kidney Donor For Anaya

    Parents Joety and Amrik Kandola had been appealing for a kidney donor to save their daughter’s life who was diagnosed with ARPKD (Autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease). Anaya was born with an abnormal liver and two enlarged polycystic kidneys which...

    Public Health England encouraging South Asian parents to stay well this winter

    Public Health England is encouraging South Asian parents to help protect their children from flu this winter, as the largest ever flu vaccination programme gets underway Kuljit Deeljur, mum of three, Colly Ullah, mum of two and Hamisha Mistry who...

    SURVEY SHOWS MORE THAN EIGHT IN TEN (82%) PEOPLE FROM ASIAN COMMUNITIES HAVE EXPERIENCED...

    Public Health England, in partnership with the NHS launches Every Mind Matters, a new way of empowering people to manage and improve their mental health Survey shows more than eight in ten (82%) people from an Asian background...

    Teenager’s Plea After Diagnosed With Leukaemia For The Second Time

    Teenager Cameron Patel is raising awareness around bone marrow donation after suffering from Leukaemia for the the second time. The 18-year-old from Knighton, Leicester was sent tor to have a blood test and his life changed completely. Cameron was in A&E with...

    Announcing our newest Patron

    The United Kingdom Thalassaemia Society (UKTS) is proud to introduce their newest Patron Mr Adil Ray.  Adil Ray OBE is best known as the star and creator of the hit BBC1 sitcom Citizen Khan. More on his work can...

    If you smoke on our site, even in your car, we will fine you...

    'If you smoke ANYWHERE on our site you will be fined £50 - even in your car.' This was quoted by Midlands’s hospital trust warning patients and visitors. West Birmingham and Sandwell hospitals NHS trust has brought in a zero tolerance...

    Prameet Shah talks about his role as a Community Pharmacist

    We speak to Community Pharmacist, Prameet Shah from Islington to find out more about his role and how pharmacists can help people with minor health concerns. How long have you been a Community Pharmacist and what inspired you to become...

    Missed GP appointments in the West Midlands costing NHS millions

    More than one million general practice appointments are being wasted in the West Midlands each year because patients fail to turn up without prior warning. There are around 22 million booked slots with GPs,...

    Dr Jyoti Sood explains why it’s important to “look before you flush”

    A recent survey reveals that only 16% of adults aged 50 and over in England say they check the colour of their urine every time they go to the toilet, with women being less likely to check every time...