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How assistive technology can help someone living with Erb’s palsy

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Joachim Stanley explains a few of the options available to those who live with Erb’s palsy, who need assistance with daily living.

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Coping with Erb’s palsy – a client’s experience

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It is one of the privileges of my job to represent truly inspirational people. It’s incredibly heartening to see clients doing well, in the face of what are sometimes very difficult circumstances. R (he’s too modest to be named) is one of these people.

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Baby loss awareness week 2021 – one mother’s story of the loss of her newborn baby

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Baby loss awareness week takes place for the 19th year between 9-15 October 2021 with a request to light a candle between 7-8pm on 15th October in remembrance of all babies lost to us in pregnancy or infancy. We are asked to create a wave of light and to post photographs or memories on social media of babies lost to parents and families.

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Why I’m observing World Cerebral Palsy Day today

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Today, like thousands of people across the world, I will be celebrating World Cerebral Palsy Day. World CP day is an opportunity to raise awareness of cerebral palsy; to celebrate the lives of the 17 million people affected by cerebral palsy; and to focus on areas for change that will have a positive impact on their lives.

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What you need to know about brain tumours

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Lucy Norton, a specialist solicitor in the field of acquired brain injury, explains what you need to know when it comes to brain tumours.

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World Heart Day – an opportunity to raise awareness of the world’s biggest killer

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Started by the World Heart Federation, this global campaign raises awareness about the risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD), including heart disease and stroke; the world’s leading cause of death claiming 18.6 million lives each year.

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World Patient Safety Day: what is being done about healthcare inequality?

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Sophie Angwin-Thornes explores how World Patient Safety Day can be used to highlight inequalities in outcomes from our healthcare system.

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‘Safe maternal and newborn care’ – what is actually happening to improve NHS maternity services in the UK?

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Kerstin Scheel reviews the current state of maternity care in the UK, and what is being done to improve patient safety in this area.

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The impact of COVID-19 on primary care and patient safety

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For World Patient Safety Day, Sarah White reviews the current situation in primary care following the pandemic, and what this means for patient safety.

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How to spot post-natal sepsis, the most common cause of maternal death

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Faye Marks speaks with Professor Dimitrios Siassakos, Consultant in Obstetrics, about the importance of recognising sepsis in women who have recently given birth, including symptoms to be aware of, and what should happen if medical attention isn’t sought promptly.

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10 years of World Sepsis Day – here’s a reminder of what you need to know

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Over the last 20 years, there has been a growing recognition that sepsis is one of the most common and potentially life threatening conditions faced by the human race.

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How should a GP help manage high cholesterol or diagnose a heart attack?

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Mistreatment of cardiac health issues can cause life-changing damage. Here Divya Anand explains how a GP should manage two key heart-related issues.

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