Cysters Meeting on Reproductive Health

As you know we had our first Cysters Chat meeting. One of the women who attended wanted to know more about the issues surrounding womens reproductive health, as women without any health issues she was unsure what to expect. Here’s...

Have You Considered Organ Donation?

Individuals from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities are waiting significantly longer for their kidney transplants than those from other communities due to the lack of suitable organs. The lack of organ donation is becoming a more pressing issue...

Essential Minerals for hair growth

Less than 45% of women go through life with a full head of hair and most men experience some form of hair loss in their lifetimes. Factors such as hormone levels and oxidative stress play a major part in...

First Cyster Chat Group Meeting a Success

It was truly an eye opener. Sitting down with several women who are in varying stages of dealing with different Reproductive health issues and hearing firsthand their struggles, questions and triumphs. Meeting with these lovely women impressed in me and I learnt several things...

BIRMINGHAM HOSTS INSPIRATIONAL AUTISM EVENTS

Autistic people, their friends and families, are invited to take part in a series of free, expert discussions on autism in central Birmingham on 25th and 26th October, and 15th and 16th November. The talks are being hosted by...

Government To Create 5,000 New Nursing Training Places

As part of government efforts to boost the NHS workforce in England, more than 5,000 new places on nursing training courses are to be created each year. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that through a four-year apprenticeship at local hospitals,...

NHS Staff Demand Pay Rise

Unions representing NHS workers have written to the chancellor to demand a 3.9% pay rise as well as an extra £800 to make up for the "cut" they have seen over recent years. Pay has fallen by 15% since 2010...

Patients Turning To Private Treatment Instead of NHS

A report has revealed how a growing number of patients are paying for private treatment to beat rationing and delays for treatment imposed by the cash-strapped NHS. The report details how many are increasingly paying up to £14,880 for operations such as...

Girl Who Donated Organs Helps A Record Eight People

Jemima Layzell, who died from a brain aneurysm, has helped a record eight different people, including five children, through organ donation. The 13-year-old died in 2012, but donated her heart, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, small bowel and liver. Jemima’s parents Sophy Layzell,...

Nakuul Mehta, Star TV actor supports Public Health England’s Be Clear on Cancer Campaign

Nakuul Mehta, Star TV actor supports Public Health England’s Be Clear on Cancer Campaign Nakuul Mehta, Star TV Actor supports Public Health England’s (PHE) national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ awareness campaign which prompts people with symptoms of some of...