Have you experienced medical negligence?

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I don’t know about you but I have always been very grateful for the NHS. It’s clear that there are numerous pressures and inefficiencies but the care has always been good, sometimes it’s been outstanding. Having said that, things do happen and there are situations where a patient may experience medical negligence. Medical negligence means that […]

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The pregnancy problem no one talks about


So you’ve seen those little blue lines on your pregnancy test, you are over the moon. You’ve made it through an anxious first trimester, perhaps dealt with horrific morning sickness, or even had a bit of a scare. You’ve started to look more pregnant and maybe you are beginning to enjoy the experience a bit […]

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3 Great ways to lose weight and stay in shape

Would you like to raise your confidence levels by reaching your ideal weight? Have you tried lots of celebrity diets in the past that just didn’t work? Then maybe you’re not selecting the best methods on the table. Sometimes you need to stick with tried and tested techniques that have been proven to work well. […]

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Language barriers and midwifery

Many of us will have travelled to a country where we didn’t speak the language. How was it for you? How did you feel? I speak reasonable french, basic Spanish and basic Japanese but when I went to Germany I hated it. I hated it because I couldn’t understand anyone and I couldn’t ask anything. […]

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Healthcare once you’re a parent

Guest post: Chris Whittle MBChB and BMedSci (hons) and founder of High Street Huddle Each of us has very different experiences of healthcare; from a one off broken bone to the solemn last days of a much loved parent or grandparent. Any experience as a child will likely not be remembered well; it may be a […]

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