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The most important part of a small medical practice

Nobody ever said that medicine was easy. If it was easy then there really wouldn’t be a need for it. As such, people should expect that running a medical practice will take a lot of hard work and effort. But at the same time, most people in the field report that it’s incredibly rewarding.

Ineffective treatment leaves patients with leg ulcers suffering – and the NHS footing the bill

Ineffective treatment leaves patients with leg ulcers suffering – and the NHS footing the bill

Throughout the UK, an estimated 500,000 adults experience leg ulcers which require treatment. A leg ulcer is often the result of venous diseases, such as varicose veins, that legs a gaping wound that is both painful and difficult to mend without intervention.

Protecting your staff - what are your responsibilities?

All employers have a responsibility to protect their staff in the workplace when it comes to health and safety. This includes providing the right training and risk assessments and ensuring employees have the right workwear for their role.

Ageing population around the globe

Thanks to a better healthcare system, medical advancements and lower child fertility rates, our population is ageing. Acorn Stairlifts, global provider of Curved Stairlifts compare how the population vary from region to region around the world.

How to maintain your independence as you age

As you begin to age, it can be difficult to maintain your independence as you struggle to walk by yourself and do some basic tasks.

Whiplash reforms face further delays but how are cyclists impacted?

Whiplash reforms face further delays but how are cyclists impacted?

No surprise that the Government’s controversial whiplash reforms have been delayed yet again; this time rescheduled to be introduced in April 2020.

3 ways to help you quit smoking for good

Kicking the habit isn’t easy, so if you’ve decided to try and stop smoking for good then there are a lot of options to help you. Below are a few ways to help you quit for good, and don’t forget that if you fail once, it’s always worth trying again.

Vaping just got easier with new pod system starter kits

The vaping industry is only getting bigger. More people enjoy vaping as a hobby, which is why brands and OEMs are innovating and releasing new products to meet the growing market demand. Aside from new vape liquid, there are also new mods and atomisers with intriguing new features.

Which countries live the longest?

Living condition improvements and all round better healthcare are both contributing factors to our ever-growing population and life span. But how does the ageing population vary around the world, and region to region?

Easy hacks for a balanced diet all year round

Healthy eating shouldn’t just be for a few months - it needs to be a lifelong commitment, helping you to lose weight and increase your energy. It can also improve your general wellbeing, and reduce risk of disease.

10 ways to lose weight fast

Unfortunate as it may be, losing weight and keeping it off means putting in the required effort. On the plus side, there are certain tried and tested approaches to losing weight quicker than you otherwise might.

Diet tips for a healthy lifestyle

Diet tips for a healthy lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle generally improves your health and wellbeing, keeps you energetic and builds up your immune system.

5 ways that your posture may be causing you back pain

Back pain and other pains in your body are caused by many different things. Back pain is not something which should be taken lightly as left untreated it can cause some very serious issues.

4 of the best teamworking events for employees

There are many reasons that teamworking events are great for employees. It gets them out of the workplace for a day which can be a good break for them and a great de-stress, especially if you have been extremely busy.

How common are drug overdoses in Australia?

How common are drug overdoses in Australia?

Drug overdoses, including the use of prescription pills or illicit drugs, are often accidents. When an addicted user wants more and more every day, it’s easy to fall into the mistake of taking too much at once.