Publication of GP Earnings - 2014/15
All GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.
The stomach doesn't always tolerate what it takes in. The quickest way to the stomach to eject whatever is bothering it is straight back up again!
Cold sores or fever blisters are the common names for herpes simplex. Cold sores are viral infection of the skin.
This is a very common condition usually in children, although some adults have been known to have glue ear.
Bites and Stings
Insects are everywhere! They can bite at any time of the day but bites are more likely to occur in the evening so lots of repellant is needed after sunset.
Gastroenteritis describes a group of diseases affecting the stomach or part of the intestine.
Sprains and strains often a occur during everyday tasks or whilst playing sport. Firstly apply a cold compress, containing ice if possible.
Osteoporosis and diet
Bone is a complicated structure consisting of minerals, vitamins and protein. The main mineral is calcium. There is over 1Kg of calcium present in the body, but 99% of this is found in the bones.
Today, cancer of the bowel is responsible for thousands of premature deaths a year. The role of diet in maintaining healthy bowels is indisputable and every year, it appears that more and more is understood about the development of disease in the lower end of the gut.
The risks of being overweight are many, ranging from painful feet and knees to coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer. The vast majority of people who are overweight would like to weigh less, but we know that instead of the incidence of overweight and obesity decreasing, it is in fact increasing.
Healthy Eating is all about getting the balance right. That is, the balance between all the different nutrients that exist in food and drinks.
It is well recognised and accepted that there are many 'risk factors' for heart disease, many of which are lifestyle risk factors.
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