Handling fatigue

For anyone suffering fatigue, the video has ideas on living better with this problem     This video was developed by the Aussies for those of us with polio – but it has  pointers to help understand fatigue, whether it comes from cancer, long- covid or...

Support groups are really helpful

During treatment, I was told about support groups but thought these were for others. Used to raising funds for them, I just thought they weren’t meant for me – until someone pointed out what an idiot I was, and sent me off to experience for myself what...

Exercise can be best medicine

Exercise keeps us healthy – and Social Prescribing could help Social Prescribing is the new buzz-word going the NHS rounds, and your Surgery should have been inundated with advice on how to offer this. Your GP can now “prescribe” exercise and even subsidized Gym...

Skin problems are rife post drug treatments

Today’s drugs can cause skin problems Todays medical treatments often use strong drugs, which can leave patients with itchy peeling skin, similar to the left side of this image;  We all want skin looking like the ‘nice’ side, but anyone whose skin...

American websites

 Jonathan Van Tam recommends an American website – here are others Britain may have set up the World Wide Web – but it has taken Americans to show us the best use of the web for the benefit of cancer survivors.  We all get information about UK websites,...