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Fighting Words

Monique van Leerdam, leading colorectal cancer expert and member of the United European Gastroenterology Public Affairs Committee, discusses what action can be taken to reduce the heavy burden of colorectal cancer across Europe. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is Europe’s second biggest cancer killer, claiming the lives of over 170,000 people in the EU each year. (1) [...]

By |2020-09-14T11:05:52+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

Parkinson’s: Windows of Opportunity

This article was sourced from news stories highlighted by The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. As the urgent need for disease-modifying therapies for the Parkinson’s community continues, what’s currently leading the way in the research landscape? Earlier Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia in Parkinson’s A research team at the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology – led [...]

By |2020-09-14T11:02:43+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

A Stroke of Action

WPR talks to Manuel Reiberg, MD of Daiichi-Sankyo, about the impact of strokes on the population, particularly during the ongoing pandemic, and the necessity of effective detection and prevention strategies. What have been the challenges put on healthcare systems with regards to protecting patients with a high risk of AF-related stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic? [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:57:14+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

A Sign of Things to Come

With late-stage diagnosis of prostate cancer still on the rise, Rebecca Porta, Orchid’s Chief Executive, explains why, and depicts the importance of risk awareness. The Problem: Late-Stage Diagnosis Prostate cancer is now the most commonly-diagnosed cancer in men in the UK, with nearly 50,000 cases in 2018. While it was encouraging to hear from Public [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:53:48+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

At a Loss

As the pandemic continues, those working on the frontline of care are more likely to be experiencing grief, at a time when the situation is already stressful, and wider factors are making bereavement difficult to cope with for everyone. Janette Bourne, Director, Cruse Cymru, taps into how you can support yourself and others through bereavement [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:45:54+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

Spotlight on: Shingles

Following the onset of shingles, significant confusion and fear ensues for many individuals. Explore the role of the pharmacist in reassuring patients and pointing them towards optimal management tips, courtesy of Marian Nicholson, Director of the Herpes Viruses Association & Shingles Support Society, who overviews the painful condition. Shingles is more likely in the elderly, [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:42:56+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

Going Over and Beyond

Aware of the growing challenge within the NHS to improve efficiency, patient safety, and the time patients spend waiting for their prescriptions to be dispensed, Kent Pharma has been working in conjunction with NHS customers and lead procurement pharmacists to give you the best solutions. Ian McWilliams, Hospital Over Label – Key Account Manager (North) [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:38:08+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

Rare Diseases: Speaking out

Findacure is a UK charity that is building the rare disease community to drive research and develop treatments – aiming to transform the world’s understanding of rare diseases and the devastating impact they have on people’s lives. Here, Philippa Norman and Lucy McKay share how the student voice is signalling a change for rare disease [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:30:52+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

Epilepsy: The whole Works

In light of the simply staggering unemployment rate for individuals with epilepsy, the Epilepsy Society help WPR thrust the route to employment and necessary working conditions into the spotlight – providing practical advice, and taking into account both the potential employee and employer’s perspectives. Although an epilepsy diagnosis doesn’t necessarily stop someone from doing the [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:19:35+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments

Turning the Tables

COVID-19 has generated a multitude of complications for individuals with health concerns – including fears related to restricted access of supplies. Here, one father shares with WPR his journey looking after his 18-month-old son with a cow's milk allergy during lockdown, and how he has dealt with his worries. CAN YOU TELL WPR ABOUT YOUR [...]

By |2020-09-14T10:15:56+00:00September 14th, 2020|Regional News, WH News, WPR Sept 2020|0 Comments
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