Bleak Outlook for cancer survivors

I sometimes think survivors are mad!   We readily help out with volunteer work and contribute hours to helping prevent others getting cancer,  yet when I ask Cancer Research UK how much of their £600 million+  turnover last year went to help survivors, I was told...

Your face needs a Facial in this heat!

A GOOD Facial will save you from wrinkles – especially now Strong sunshine shows up stressed skin.  Skin dries out, and needs deep moisturising to stop wrinkles. Skin needs  moisturising before winter sets in. A facial keeps skin hydrated in summer’s heat...

Smell or Shower? What should you do to save water?

Could a hosepipe ban mean no more showers?   We ‘ve had some rain, so cynics say we can expect a hose-pipe ban!  and Doom-merchants are talking about how this could  soon be in place. On average, the water companies estimate everyone uses 150 litres of water a...

The Ideal Outpatient Clinic

Outpatient clinics are ripe for reform So says David Oliver in the current British Medical Journal      Oliver advocates Outpatients being bought into the 21st century – if you are a patient, what would you change? Below are extracts from Oliver’s article,...

Hydrotherapy makes a splash

 Give me an excuse to exercise in warm water – and I dive in Advice rains on cancer survivors saying exercise is GOOD for recovery after cancer, but sometimes it’s difficult to access. The NHS  promises and advises, but the practicalities of finding...
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