Category Archives: HEALTH

Prescribing en masse !

Solving the Nation’s health problems is a big challenge for the Government, but at last they have begun to come up with the start of a Grand National Health Plan. It has just been announced that all men over 60 … Continue reading

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Care Home Confidence ?

At a time when lots of Care Home companies are on the verge of collapse and many homes have already closed, one company is moving in the opposite direction.      HC- One is company that grew out of the … Continue reading

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Discontinuing Continuing Care

Not a lot of people know that the NHS has a responsibility to provide Continuing Care.    It’s not surprising because the whole issue is shrouded in confusion and complexity.    I will try to unravel the issues in this … Continue reading

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Do it yourself Dementia Care.

In their desperation to cope with the tsunami of dementia that is overwhelming the NHS some clinicians are resorting to consulting staff and even relatives of patients.     An interesting report of an audit by the Royal Chollege of … Continue reading

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Dementia won’t go away.

I wrote about the growing problem of dementia only a week ago and stories are starting to appear in the press every other day.    In fact I have been writing about the subject ever since I started this blog.    … Continue reading

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Oranges might slow down Dementia.

I wrote a lot about dementia the early days of this blog.    ( You can see all the posts on this subject by clicking on Dementia in the Topics List).      I rather gave up after writing about … Continue reading

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Dementia won’t go away !

Dementia is definitely one of the diseases of the day.   If not the disease of the day.   This is not so much dementia week, as the dementia era. It is an illness which nobody really understands and for which there … Continue reading

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