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News & Press

18 Jun

Letter from our CEO

Dear Members and Patients, I hope this letter finds you well. We have all experienced a difficult and trying time over the last few months and, here at LMC, we have strived to support our members through this. Our access to home visits, home testing and remote consultations has proved invaluable to many. Despite this, we know that many of you wi...

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29 May

World No Tobacco Day 2020

In honour of World No Tobacco Day on 31st May, we want to encourage and support everyone who is looking to start their journeys to quit smoking. As smoking is a risk factor for Covid-19, there has never been a better reason to quit. At London Medical Concierge, we would be happy to support you in your tobacco-free journey. We have access to the b...

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18 May

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

One of the values that led to LMC’s establishment is a focus on the mental health of employees and members. We are so pleased that it is something that is becoming much more widely recognised and both society and employers are becoming more supportive. At its core LMC was founded to support patients through the stress and strain of challengi...

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12 May

International Nurses Day

Here at LMC we want to wish all the nurses we work with a very happy International Nurses Day.  We thank every nurse for their hard work and dedication in keeping us safe and providing thoughtful care and support. We are especially grateful for the work they are doing to get us all through this crisis.

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07 May

Covid-19 Antibody Tests

At LMC we are really excited to read about developments of the latest antibody test, promising a 99% accuracy rate. The development of this test will be key in developing a back-to-work strategy and to monitor how widely Covid-19 has spread throughout the population. Please get in contact with us here to discuss how we can help you and your busin...

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29 Apr

Vaccinating Covid-19

Here at London Medical Concierge we keenly believe in the importance of preventative healthcare and the role vaccines play in that.   To celebrate World Immunization Week 2020 one of our excellent partner GPs, Dr Martin Saweirs, has answered some key questions about the importance of vaccines and the role they will play in ending this p...

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22 Apr

Earth Day 2020

As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, in the strangest of circumstances, it’s an important reminder to look at the importance of nature and how it makes us feel.  So many of us have started to notice the little things around us: trees coming into blossom or birds singing in our garden.  We are reminded how important a...

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15 Apr

Urgent Care during a Pandemic

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has released a statement urging members of the public to continue to seek the urgent care they need. They have sought to reassure people that hospitals are still willing and able to provide urgent care and treatment for serious conditions. Professor Russell Viner, President of the Royal College of Paediatricia...

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08 Apr

Healthcare doesn’t stop

Coronavirus has rightly taken over our headlines for the last few months. It’s nearly impossible to get through your day without hearing figures about the latest confirmed cases and deaths. Not only is this a difficult and worrying time for everyone but our normal health concerns do not stop just because the world is focussed on a pandemic.&n...

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06 Apr

How to enjoy good weather safely

The sun is finally shining and we can feel ourselves dusting off the cobwebs of winter. The good weather brings so many benefits to our physical and mental wellbeing so it’s important we enjoy it as much as we can. The boost to our mental health is so important during a time of lockdown and just the feeling of warmth on our skin can boost our...

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02 Apr

Worried about COVID-19?

It is a scary and unknown time for everyone right now. We don’t know how long the situation will last and what the effects will be. Here at London Medical Concierge we are supporting our members through this with specific COVID-19 services. Please get in touch to see how we can help.

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28 Nov

Fitness and your recovery

We all know getting fit helps our recovery after illness.  London Medical Concierge works with some of the best Personal Trainers, nutritionists and osteopaths to ensure your body has the best chance of a speedy recovery

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15 Oct

LMC at signing of agreement between The London Clinic and SIMC

LMC team were delighted to be in attendance at the historic signing of the agreement between The London Clinic and Shanghai International Medical Centre.  LMC business is becoming more international by the day as London is increasingly internationally recognised as a centre for clinical excellence and research

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10 Oct

World Mental Health Day

Mental Health problems can effect anyone, at any place or any time, there is no need for people anymore to suffer in silence.  We can help you access some of the very best consultants and treatments that mean you can get back to where you would like to be.

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15 Aug

NHS GP Appointment waiting times

Average NHS GP waiting times are now at over 2 weeks.  Members of London Medical Concierge are often able to access some of the best doctors in the country within a matter of hours.  Please contact us now to see which membership package suits you

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09 Jan

The Reality of Cancer - Marks Story

In the summer of 2016, Mark Hollands-Martel discovered a lump on his neck. Certain that it was nothing to worry about, but keen to get it removed, Mark visited his local GP for advice. He was told by a number of doctors to just ‘monitor’ the lump and record any changes. However, Mark had a gut feeling that something wasn’t quite r...

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21 Dec

What's top of your health and wellbeing resolutions?

At this time of year, the phrase “New year, new me” can be overheard in offices, coffee shops and at school gates across the country, with one in five people in Britain using the start of a new year as an opportunity to make resolutions1 and make positive changes in their everyday life. The most common resolutions relate to exercising...

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23 Nov

River Aesthetics

London medical concierge is delighted to partner with River Aesthetics, an award-winning cosmetic clinic offering bespoke medical aesthetics, anti-aging treatments and cosmetic procedures. River Aesthetics will be holding a Facebook Live Q&A on the 27th November at 12.30pm. If you have any beauty related questions - don't forget to tune in...

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22 Nov

News Alert!

Helping our clients to get the very best from all aspects of their life is very important to us at London Medical Concierge. Our expertise is in providing you with a personal service to help you manage your medical needs and supporting you every step of the way throughout your patient journey.  We also think it’s important that we can su...

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16 Nov

Change for Alcohol Awareness Week (19-25 November 2018)

It is estimated that the cost of alcohol on society is in excess of £21 billion and harmful drinking is the biggest risk factor for death, ill-health and disability among 15-49-year-olds in the UK1. This year, Alcohol Concern have announced Alcohol Awareness Week (AAW) will take place from 19-25 of November on the theme of 'change'. The chari...

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15 Nov

London Medical Concierge signs deal with international banking giant

NEWS FLASH! It’s a great pleasure to announce that London Medical Concierge is working in partnership with Gulf Bank to offer its clients access to our world class concierge service for all aspects of medical treatment in London. Gulf Bank is one of the leading conventional banks in Kuwait – and now its members are part of a unique comm...

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15 Nov

NEWS UPDATE!

London medical concierge is proud to announce a new partnerhsip to concierge all private patients at imperial private healthcare, london. The new concierge service will reach out to patients undergoing treatments for serious illnesses such as cancer, as well as families seeking maternity care services. Our service will offer patients at Charring Cr...

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05 Oct

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2018: Offering support to friends affected by Postnatal Depression

It is estimated that one in ten women are affected by postnatal depression (PND) within the first year of giving birth1. The real figure is believed to be higher as some women delay seeking treatment as they don’t think the condition is serious enough to warrant professional help. Some consider PND to be less serious than other types of depre...

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25 Sep

Everything you need to know about medical management

When it comes to keeping healthy, many people focus on lifestyle factors such as eating well and exercising regularly. However, we’re not always so diligent when it comes to medical appointments and we often have trouble finding the time to attend clinics or forget to book screenings. In fact, research found that one in four women are not att...

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21 Aug

5 Healthy Back To School Tips For Parents

After a glorious 6 weeks of Summer Holidays - watching back-to-back films, sofa-snacking and day trips, children are in for a big adjustment when they go back to school. Breaking free from the usual routine and the hectic schedule term-time schedule can certainly be beneficial, both physically and emotionally. But, as your children approach the new...

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07 Aug

We're Hiring!

London Medical Concierge Ltd (LMC) is an innovative, prestigious medical service launched in 2016. We provide bespoke clinical care and medical management to high net-worth clients, seven days a week. LMC connects patients to over 200 clinical leads, in over 10 centres of Medical Excellence in London. Following our successful launch and growth ph...

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03 Aug

Swotting up on your health and wellbeing for the new University term

With one in three teenagers starting University each year, parents will already be starting to worry about how their children will handle the transition. Starting out a university opens up a whole new world to young people – but the change can be a huge upheaval and at times overwhelming. Teenage freshers go from a closeted home and school e...

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01 Aug

The truth behind 5 common skin cancer myths

With the longer evenings, warmer weather and summer holidays just around the corner, it is a time to celebrate the season outdoors. And, although our bodies may be getting vitamin D in the sun, it is essential to protect ourselves against skin cancer.    Every year, more than 15,000 new cases of malignant melanoma are diagnosed in the UK...

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27 Jul

We're delighted to announce a new partnership with Grace Belgravia, London's leading health, wellbeing and lifestyle club for women

London Medical Concierge are delighted to announce a partnership with Grace Belgravia, London’s leading health, wellbeing and lifestyle club for women. The Grace Medical Clinic has been leading the way in preventative medicine offering its services to not just its female club members but also non-members both male and female.  Now medica...

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13 Apr

Preparing yourself for hip & knee surgery

In England and Wales, there are approximately 160,000 total hip and knee replacement procedures performed each year. Waiting times for patients in need of hip and knee operations on the NHS have soared recently as a result of the winter crisis which saw operations cancelled to free up extra beds to cope with increased patient demand.   It ca...

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19 Mar

We're Hiring

London Medical Concierge Ltd (LMC) is an innovative, prestigious medical service launched in 2016. We provide bespoke clinical care and medical management to high net-worth clients, seven days a week. LMC connects patients to over 200 clinical leads, in over 10 centres of Medical Excellence in London. Following our successful launch and growth...

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06 Mar

What role does work have in overcoming addiction problems?

There’s no doubt that addiction and consequent mental health problems can have a significant impact on all aspect of people’s lives leading to difficulties in relationships, with finances and at work. However, there is also a strong line of thought amongst experts that there is a mutually-reinforcing relationship between employment and...

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01 Feb

Love your Heart!

February has long been associated with affairs of the heart, but it’s also a great time to take interest in the physical wellbeing of our hearts!  One of the body’s major organs, the heart is vital to our overall health – but many people are unaware of their “vital statistics” in this area. So, while you may feel...

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15 Jan

LMC launches new health screening service to help you make your wellbeing a priority this year

Improving health and wellbeing is at the top of many people’s New Year’s Resolution list. And to support people in their quest to take control of their health in 2018, London Medical Concierge has launched a new health screening programme for its patients. Health screening is an important and highly effective way to provide reassurance...

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05 Jan

Beat the January Blues

The start of a New Year can be a time for self-reflection with many people taking on New Year’s resolutions for the year ahead. Looking back on the past year can sometimes turn into the “January Blues” if you haven’t achieved or accomplished what you may have hoped in the past year. There are lots of reasons why January can...

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13 Dec

London Medical Concierge Supports DecemBeard

Bowel cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer, and someone is diagnosed every 15 minutes. Yet if identified early, more than 90% of cases can be treated successfully. This is why it is important to recognise the signs and symptoms of the disease and act on them as soon as possible. While 95% of bowel cancer cases occur in people over...

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07 Dec

Coping at Christmas

The run-up to the festive season is now well and truly underway. It’s a fun, but undeniably busy and tiring time for many of us – and even more so for the millions of people who are juggling the long Christmas ‘to do’ list with managing a long-term health condition, recovering from an operation or undergoing treatment for a...

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14 Nov

LMC Offers Cancer Patients Pioneering Genetic Testing

One of the strengths of LMC’s network of medical experts is the access it gives us to information on the latest advances in treatments.  In cancer care, one of the most exciting recent developments is genomic-based diagnostic testing.  And now at LMC, we’re working with the world’s leading provider of genomic-based diagn...

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14 Sep

LMC Raise Money for Action Against Cancer

CEO of London Medical Concierge Ltd and Official Ambassador for Action Against Cancer Kirsty Ettrick, organiser of the 2017 Butterfly Ball in aid of AAC in association with Kimbolton School is pictured with fellow organisers presenting a cheque to the Action Against Cancer team at their research laboratory at Imperial College London.

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08 Sep

Go Gold To Support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Each September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month (#CCAM) helps highlight the impact of cancer on young people and their family. Every week in the UK, more than 30 children are diagnosed with cancer. 1 out of 5 will not survive their disease. Many charities across the UK are working together to improve the lives of young cancer patients through groun...

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04 Sep

Give your Kids the Healthiest Start to the New Term

The long Summer holidays are a great way for families to re-group and re-charge. Breaking free from the usual routine and the hectic schedule of term time can be physically, psychologically and emotionally beneficial.   But as you approach the new term it is worth taking a couple of precautionary measures to set your family up for a safe,...

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14 Aug

A Helping Hand for a Friend in Need

When Janet Lowe’s friend was diagnosed with cancer, 7-months into her second pregnancy, she was at a loss for how to help.  And, to add to her concern, Jan’s friend lived on the other side of the world – in Australia.    Janet explains how she felt when she heard that her friend needed treatment and how she came ac...

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14 Jul

Multidisciplinary team is the key to rapid and effective management of patient wounds

Mr Jeremy Crane, Consultant Vascular and Transplant Surgeon and one of London Medical Concierge’s network of clinical experts, explains how to tackle a common but serious problem in older age; wounds and leg ulcers As we age, wounds, including leg ulcers, are a particularly common problem – with up to 10% of people in the UK over 60 su...

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13 Jul

London Medical Concierge Goes International

Following the highly successful launch of London Medical Concierge in the UK, the company has extended the business to introduce a VIP service to assist international visitors with navigating their way through the complex areas of medical treatments. LMC International provides priority consultations for patients through an extensive and expanding n...

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14 Jun

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

Nine women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer every day, two of whom will sadly die from the disease. Cervical cancer affects all women of all ages but primarily is detected in women between 30 - 45 years old and is the most common cancer in women under 30. Cervical Screening Awareness Week (12th – 18th June) is helping to raise aw...

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24 May

Is It Safe To Exercise When Going Through Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy can be notoriously difficult, not only emotionally but mentally and physically as well. Being diagnosed with cancer can come as a real blow to patients and their families. However, while rest and recuperation is needed, don’t feel that you need to give up your former active lifestyle. Engaging in regular exercise can improve your...

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12 May

LMC Patient Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

The family of one of our young patients, 38 year-old Sophia Preston-Saunders, have set up a crowdfunding campaign to help fund pioneering immunotherapy treatment, which is not available on the NHS – once she has finished a course of standard chemotherapy. Sophia came to LMC for a second opinion following a difficult cancer journey, having be...

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08 May

Let's Open Up and Support Mental Health Awareness Week

With the “young Royals” opening up in recent weeks, as part of the Heads Together campaign, mental health problems have been front page news. Whilst huge strides have been made to break down the taboos, we still need to keep talking to ensure we’re helping those in need in our communities. In fact, it is estimated that 1 in 6 peo...

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05 May

Avoiding the Pet Allergy Nightmare

We are well-known for being a nation of animal lovers, with estimates showing that 13 million households in the UK have at least one pet. So, it may seem surprising that a recent survey shows 1 in 10 animal lovers are actually allergic to their own pet, with 44% not even realising they had the allergy until they bought their pet home. Naturally, y...

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10 Apr

HEALTH: Call the experts

Fantastic interview in today's You Magazine with our CEO and Founder Kirsty Ettrick and Professor Justin Stebbing!...By Sarah Stacey for The Mail on SundayPUBLISHED: 01:02, 9 April 2017 | UPDATED: 01:02, 9 April 2017I am sitting opposite oncologist Professor Justin Stebbing, one of the world’s leading researchers into novel cancer treatments,...

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04 Apr

The secrets of a couture smile

With the constant flash of the paparazzi and the endless selfies, having a dazzling white smile is essential for Hollywood stars. And it’s a trend that has crossed the Atlantic and having a “couture smile” is now a firm favourite with the UK crowd.  Many of us now strive to have the ‘perfect’ smile through straig...

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31 Mar

Supporting Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK and is diagnosed in around 41,000 people a year. Bowel Cancer UK has made April Bowel Cancer Awareness Month to help raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of the disease and focus on the importance of screenings. To coincide with this year’s campaign, experts are warning th...

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22 Mar

Why won't my baby stop crying - could it be colic or reflux?

Professor Mike Thomson, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Interventional Endoscopist and Professor in Paediatric Gastroenterology, at The Portland Hospital is one of London Medical Concierge’s network of clinical experts. LMC’s paediatric consultants are some of the best in the world and are continually improving the outcomes...

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14 Mar

The woman to steer you through the medical maze: Kirsty Ettrick

AFTER Kirsty Ettrick’s husband Neil was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in June 2014, she experienced first-hand just how complex and baffling it could be to navigate the medical world in the search for the best treatments. “Neil told me he didn’t want to know what the prognosis was. He just wanted me to do everything I coul...

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28 Feb

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer, although not one of the most common types of cancer in women, is still diagnosed in over 6,000 people in England each year. The charity Target Ovarian Cancer has made March Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, helping to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of the disease. Most cases of ovarian cancer occur after a woman has gone t...

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22 Feb

What to do when you have a skincare emergency?

Amazingly, skin is actually the largest organ in our body, shielding us from extremes of temperature, damaging sunlight, and harmful chemicals. It is our protective covering, our first barrier to fight illness and disease, and a passageway to our bloodstream. However, whilst some people are blessed with velvety smooth skin, others struggle with a v...

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03 Feb

#PATIENT CROWDFUNDING

Over the past few years, crowdfunding has become increasingly used to help people raise money for health expenses and medical costs. Across the UK, over £15.5 million has been raised in GoFundMe's 'Medical Illness and Healing' category since 2010, making it the site's most heavily utilised fundraising category. The average total amount raised...

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31 Jan

LONDON'S MEDICAL COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER TO SUPPORT LMC LAUNCH

London Medical Concierge (LMC) opened its doors for business on Monday 23rd January, with an official launch event in the Pompadour Room at the Hotel Cafe Royal that displayed the company's passion and drive to help patients receive the right treatment by offering innovative and fast guidance through all areas of medical care. Nearly 200 people att...

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20 Jan

A Happy and Healthy New year from London Medical Concierge!

With the official launch of London Medical Concierge just around the corner, 2017 looks set to be a thrilling year for the team here. We’re busy behind the scenes building the foundation of the business, so that we can bring customers the very best medical concierge service, including bespoke patient pathways, and an exclusive membership prog...

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20 Jan

The Immunotherapy debate rolls on!

Immunotherapy drugs, which harness the power of the body’s immune system, are showing great potential as treatments for several types of cancer.  And with the untimely death of award winning writer and restaurant critic, AA Gill in December 2017, the treatment has been widely discussed and debated in the national media. AA Gill’s f...

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20 Jan

Talking frankly about cancer

Alongside thousands of listeners, LMC is avidly tuning in to Radio 4’s PM, every Monday, to catch up on Steve Hewlett’s frank and honest account of his current cancer treatment.  Over the past few months, Steve, R4’s long standing host of The Media Show, has been talking to PM’s Eddie Mair about being diagnosed in March...

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20 Jan

5 WAYS TO GET THE MOST FROM A DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP

A good doctor-patient partnership is based on trust and truthful communication, like all healthy relationships! Here is a useful guide to help you to get the most from that partnership.  It will also ensure your doctor understands your symptoms and can make an accurate diagnosis and advise on the best treatment pathway. Be prepared Do yo...

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