Understanding your doctor’s letter

Moresections Health Doctors told ‘ditch Latin and use plain English’ Ever scratch your head trying to understand letters you receive from hospital? Yes? You will  be pleased to know that Doctors are being told  by The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges to...

Tips for surviving after cancer

Our ‘fight’ starts when we finish hospital treatment Recently,  Breast Cancer Care said one in four cancer survivors still face long-term problems arising from treatment.  However, when we need help, the NHS often is unable to provide this, or you have...

Bevan celebrates NHS 70th Birthday

Bevan the Bear celebrates NHS’ 70th birthday Meet Bevan – celebrating NHS’s birthday. Unlike so many anonymous mass-produced bears sold in gift shops, Bevan has been lovingly crafted with character, and the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute...

SimPal to the rescue

During treatment, have you ever felt cut off from friends and family because you mobile phone credit has run out? Chris Lewis, founder of the wonderfully sensible and helpful charity, simPal, knows.  So he founded a charity that supplies free, pre-paid simcards for...
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