Robotic surgery is here to stay. Has anyone been in OR and seen it in action?
The effects of both climate change and air pollution may be causing the increasing break-up and distribution of pollen micro-particles which can travel deeper into the lungs, triggering asthma attacks in susceptible people according to a leading expert. http://www.brit-thoracic.org.uk/
Anyone got any other therapy ideas for someone new to dementia care? Reminiscence cards are just one way to encourage communication.
Staying independent for longer is the mantra of our healthcare system. Fortunately, there’s a ton of support and practical help to keep people at home for as long as possible. Carers, paid and unpaid, will have lots of insight into the best products and services out there to help anyone who needs extra support to stay in their own home, so…[Read more]
Diabetes and excess weight are responsible for nearly 800,000 newly diagnosed cancers across the globe. Prevention plans need to be stepped up – not just in healthcare settings, but in the home too.
Sad to see that the number of student nursing applications is down 18%. Unfortunately the government’s decision to scrap the bursary has clearly deterred people from pursuing a career in nursing… let’s see if we can encourage a few more to join us!
Like me, I’m sure many of you have unwanted mobility equipment that may well be of use to someone else… a pair of crutches or perching stool that OT departments never want back? A wheelchair or a walking frame, a shower stool or lap tray? Let’s not let these items go to waste, let’s share them with people who can benefit from the support.
This looks as if it could be a great resource for anyone caring for someone – paid or unpaid – let’s all share help and advice because individual experiences can make a massive difference.