Pensioner scarred for life after botched £8,000 facelift

Pearl developed necrosis after facelift performed by an Italian surgeon
Condition, where cells die, left her in agony and her face scarred  
Was awarded more than £43,000 in compensation in court 
Has yet to receive a penny as her doctor has returned to Italy
It is much more expensive…
Pensioner scarred for life after botched £8,000 facelift

McDonald’s Happy Meals containing fruit DON’T encourage healthier eating

Researchers said the finding shows the power of McDonald’s branding 
Accused fast food giant of cleverly getting round advertising rules
Showing fruit and water rather than milkshakes and chips meant the commercials ‘cleverly’ complied with regulations regarding…
McDonald’s Happy Meals containing fruit DON’T encourage healthier eating

Young mother who’s survived meningitis FIVE times says ‘I feel lucky to be alive’

Lauren Widdowstow, 27, was struck down with meningitis at 19 years old
Since then she has had the deadly infection every other year
Spends a month in hospital each time and is unable to work due to disease
Has the viral form, which is the most common type of meningitis
Infection inflames the…
Young mother who’s survived meningitis FIVE times says ‘I feel lucky to be alive’

A qualitative study of a primary-care based intervention to improve the management of patients with heart failure: the dynamic relationship between facilitation and context

There is currently a growing emphasis in primary care on upscaling the provision of evidence-based services for specific conditions, such as heart failure (HF), which have traditionally been seen as part of a specialist’s domain. While contextual challenges associated with improvement in…
A qualitative study of a primary-care based intervention to improve the management of patients with heart failure: the dynamic relationship between facilitation and context

A cross sectional survey examining the association between therapeutic relationships and service user satisfaction in forensic mental health settings

This small-scale study examines an often neglected patient group (service users in forensic mental health settings). The research investigates their therapeutic relationship with staff and which therapeutic relationship factors are associated with their level of satisfaction with…
A cross sectional survey examining the association between therapeutic relationships and service user satisfaction in forensic mental health settings

Outcomes after first percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction according to patient funding source

Disparities in the use of invasive coronary artery revascularisation procedures to manage acute myocardial infarction (AMI) have been found in several developed economies. Factors such as socio-economic status, income and funding source may influence the use of invasive procedures and have also…
Outcomes after first percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction according to patient funding source

Using focused ethnography in paediatric settings to explore professionals’ and parents’ attitudes towards expertise in managing chronic kidney disease stage 3-5

Interactions between parents and healthcare professionals are essential when parents of children with chronic conditions are learning to share expertise about clinical care, but limited evidence exists on how they actually interact. This paper discusses the use of focused ethnography in…
Using focused ethnography in paediatric settings to explore professionals’ and parents’ attitudes towards expertise in managing chronic kidney disease stage 3-5

Tenders awarded for three petrol filling station sites

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The Lands Department today (September 18) announced that tenders for three petrol filling stations have been awarded on 21-year land grants at a total premium of $520,737,498.
Aberdeen Inland Lot No. 465 at 3 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong was awarded to ExxonMobil…
Tenders awarded for three petrol filling station sites

The sugar company that is fighting back

18 September 2014
Last updated at 14:15

By Magazine Monitor
A collection of cultural artefacts

A sugar company is fighting back against the perceived demonisation of sugar by the media, saying it’s been…
The sugar company that is fighting back

‘Kill yourself’ doctor suspended

18 September 2014
Last updated at 14:13

Dr Arun Singhal did not attend the tribunal
A doctor who told a patient who was threatening to kill herself to “go and jolly well do it now” has been suspended for three months.
The actions of Dr Arun Singhal, a GP in Huyton,…
‘Kill yourself’ doctor suspended

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