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What is Appendicitis?

October 2, 2017
by Sophie Knight

  Appendicitis is a very painful swelling of the appendix. The appendix is located in the lower body, connected to...

What is PFI?

September 28, 2017
by David Soffer

PFI, or Private Finance Initiative is a financial scheme used by the UK government particularly in England to conveniently provide...

What is a Gastric Band?

September 26, 2017
by Sophie Knight

  A gastric band is an instrument used in gastric band surgery. Gastric band surgery is a common type of...

What is Botox?

September 26, 2017
by Sophie Knight

You may have heard of ‘Botox’ related to a popular cosmetic procedure in which it is injected in to parts...

What is a UTI?

September 25, 2017
by Sophie Knight

A UTI, short for Urinary Tract Infection, is an infection that affects any part of the urinary system; that could...

What is Retinitis Pigmentosa?

September 22, 2017
by Sophie Knight

Retinitis Pigmentosa, also referred to as RP more commonly, is a rare genetic disorder that causes sight loss. It involves...

Can I go to a private A&E?

September 22, 2017
by Sophie Knight

A&E is a widely known service provided by the NHS in hospitals. But is there a private alternative to A&E?...

What is Eczema?

September 21, 2017
by Sophie Knight

  Also referred to as dermatitis, eczema is a condition which affects the dryness of the skin. It is a...

What is Depression?

September 20, 2017
by Sophie Knight

  Feelings of depression are normal and can easily affect anybody. In fact, most people in their lifetime with feel...