The study, led by Dr Pierpaolo Pellicori, will investigate the incidence of heart failure and develop new methods to detect abnormal heart function at an early stage when treatment may prevent progression of the disease.
Once both a plaything of the wealthy and a means of liberation to the worker the bicycle allowed men and women a freedom of movement they had never before experienced.
No deal Brexit Advice on Medicine Supplies
“Members of the public, GPs, community pharmacies and hospitals should not stockpile.”
Menopause Meet Up
The next session is on Tuesday 26th March at 7.30pm at the Lifestyles Area at the Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall.
Endometriosis: My Personal Account
“March is the official endometriosis awareness month. As a person who suffers from it, I decided to share my story, and increase the knowledge of this condition, as many people still don’t know about it.”
Soft-Opt Out Organ Donation Bill Passes Stage 1 in Scottish Parliament
“How do we raise the level of organ donations in Scotland to match the needs of those desperately awaiting transplantation?” David Stewart MSP
Break the Barriers: Raising Awareness of Eating Disorders
Knowing the signs of eating disorders and being more aware of the issue is the focus of Eating Disorders Week 2019
Healthcare Provision Post Brexit
The EHIC is a free card which “gives you access to medically necessary, state-provided healthcare during a temporary stay in any of the 28 EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, under the same conditions and at the same cost (free in some countries) as people insured in that country.”
Increase in the Number of Bowel Screening Tests Being Returned
November 2017 to April 2018 64% of the tests were returned compared to the previous year of 56%.
Scotland’s Health: “Facts are stubborn things, but statistics are pliable.”
The following statistics are for November in 2016,2017 and 2018.