Trust…

…reduces mortality rates by 17% A study, in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health (JECH), reports that people who …

Dogs for diabetes

It appears that they really are man’s best friend A new study shows that dogs can detect abnormally low and …

Ankle Injuries

Ankle injuries are one of the most frequent problems seen in the Emergency Department – over 5 million attendances each …

Childhood fevers

Why do they happen and how to manage them What is a fever? The normal body temperature is between 37 …

Knife Crime

On the 28th December, the BBC carried yet another report on the upward trend of knife crime in London and across the UK. …

Screen time

Updated advice from the Royal College of Paediatrics At this time of year and with many children still on holiday, …

The Hangover…

…and how to avoid it. Why do we get drunk and what causes a hangover? The common symptoms of hangovers …

Coughs and colds

When should you be worried? In the Emergency Department I often find I’m talking to a desperate parent who is worried that their …

Bugs, Bites & Burns

If the approaching Bank Holiday fills you with foreboding, you’ll love the latest report from the Royal College of Surgeons. Over …