Tips And Tricks

Tips on handling pain – especially post-Covid-19

Those handling Covid-19 survivors should talk to oncologists Cancer survivors may have a wry smile on their faces these days.Reports in the media suggest that those recovering from Covid-19 are experiencing the problems we face.Often we know what is required to handle...

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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 problems...

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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 hospitals has teamed...

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Hot flushes

Seen on a mug at my surgery:  Don't think of Hot Flushes, think of them as POWER SURGES.  

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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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Things are looking up for the elderly

No sooner did I post an article about Loneliness, than there was a ring on the doorbell Recently, our Local Community Champions Officer, Linda,  has been visiting elderly people in Kensington and Chelsea, handing out a very welcoming pack for older residents. Inside...

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