Posts Tagged ‘healthcare blogs UK’

Invaluable Advice on Dealing with Medical Negligence

Of all the things, persons and institutions we trust the most, our healthcare probably lies at the top. We literally trust our doctors with our lives and so, when things go wrong the mental effects can be intensely damaging. Add onto that the physical effects of course, caused by medical negligence and one can grasp […]

What to expect from laser eye surgery

If you wear glasses or contact lenses, it’s likely you’ve heard about laser eye surgery – a common medical procedure to correct vision in one or both eyes. Laser (or LASIK, short for laser-assisted in situ keratomiluesis) treatment has become popular in recent years as it offers a convenient, relatively painless procedure that can reduce […]

HPC changes name to HCPC

On Wednesday 1 August 2012 the Health Professions Council (HPC) changed their name to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The decision to change the name was made by government and is being brought about by the Health and Social Care Act 2012, which will also see the HCPC taking on the regulation of […]

BBC reports NHS hospital loans under PFI in question

A recent article by the BBC has shed light on a political row which has erupted over the legacy of PFI for the health service as one hospital trust faces insolvency. South London Healthcare, a merger of three hospital trusts, is spending 14% of its income on repayments to a private finance initiative (PFI). The […]

Domiciliary Care

Domiciliary care, or homecare, are both common terms used to describe the support and personal care which some people receive in their own home. Providing support services can be a rewarding venture if carried out to correct standards of care, there are various options when buying or selling a domiciliary care business or of course […]

Nail Care and Nail Pathologies

Rebecca Parker runs a chiropodists in Worcester, England. In this article Rebecca writes about nail care and nail pathologies. Nail Care It is essential to look after toenails as we spend many hours of each day on our feet, and a painful or sore toenail can often lead to difficulty in getting around. The nail […]

The Importance of Quality Medical Supplies

The importance of good quality and accurate equipment for healthcare professionals cannot be stressed enough, and as concerns grow over the standards of NHS care, it is more important than ever before for healthcare providers to be mindful of this. Many hospitals and private practices face closure as the Care Quality Commission (CQC) carry out […]

The Health Professionals Council

The Health Professions Council (HPC) has been set up in the UK to help protect the general public when seeking advice and treatment from a health professional. The HPC, as it is also known, is a regulator of health professionals. They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards for training, skills, behaviour […]

Home Visit Podiatrists

Podiatry and Chiropody is usually carried out in a health clinic but in some cases a home visit is necessary. An example of this is Lilypad Podiatry which is run by myself, Rebecca Parker, a Chiropodist in Worcester, England. I have worked along side other Chiropodists in Worcester for several years and there are some […]