Pharmacist | NHS | What Does A Pharmacist Do

Pharmacist | NHS | What Does A Pharmacist Do

So what can pharmacists do? Because let’s face it unless you’re a pharmacist you work in a pharmacy or you visit a pharmacy often you’re not going to know all the wonderful ways that we can help you and believe me there’s lots that we can help you with all pharmacists train for five years […]

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Getting involved in research  – congenital heart disease

Getting involved in research – congenital heart disease

Every year over 5,000 babies in the UK are born with congenital heart disease we define congenital heart disease as a disease of the heart that is identified before birth or present at birth imaging research has been key to advances in care and has led to more children with heart conditions surviving into adulthood […]

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Diabetes: How to check your blood glucose level | NHS

Diabetes: How to check your blood glucose level | NHS

Checking your blood glucose is quick and easy although it can be uncomfortable at first. To test your blood glucose levels you will need: a blood glucose meter, test strips, a lancing device, a small needle called a lancet, and a cotton wool bud or tissue. To check your blood glucose level: wash your hands, […]

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Dr Liz Mear, Innovation Agency chief executive, on ECO 21

Dr Liz Mear, Innovation Agency chief executive, on ECO 21

So the Innovation Agency has been working on a range of programmes around respiratory conditions. One is on analysing the data so we know where we’ve got hot spots of COPD sufferers especially and supporting the clinicians in that area to work with those people. The other is supporting digital innovations that can help people […]

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Living with early stage kidney disease

Living with early stage kidney disease

Hello, my name is Sue Lyon. I’ve been a kidney patient for over 40 years after being diagnosed at Guy’s and St Thomas’ when I was 25. – Hi Lorna – Good afternoon Sue I was treated with home haemodialysis, and then I was fortunate enough to have a deceased donor kidney transplant 32 years […]

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