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11 December 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

Heart attacks kill more women than they should – why is this and what can be done?

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The British Heart Foundation have highlighted that Coronary heart disease ‘kills twice as many women as breast cancer every year, yet coronary heart disease is still perceived as a “man’s disease”’ . Katie Shaw takes a look at why this might be, a recent example which demonstrates the danger of this, and what symptoms of heart attack women should look out for.

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15 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

We’re kidding ourselves if we think Accident & Emergency just has a ‘winter problem’

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We are all familiar with the annual warnings, the headlines proclaiming a “winter of discontent”, images of patients on trolleys in corridors and reports of the toll on the weary staff who keep our Accident and Emergency departments open each winter. We have come not only to expect, but accept a stretched NHS over the winter months.

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