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In 2013, a blockbuster movie came out, detailing the true story of how one man tested positive for HIV, was given thirty days to live, and proceeded to defy everyone’s expectations. 253 more words


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Why should the patient be at the centre?

 It seems logical to organise healthcare around the needs of the patient, After all, it is the patient who needs the care, and it is the patient who is – or who should be – at the centre of any decisions that are taken about treatment. 442 more words

Always Abreast Of Advocacy

What does it mean to have access to breast health care?

As you follow this blog, one of the phrases that you will see mentioned quite often is ‘access to care’.

South Africa has one of the most liberal constitutions in the world. 507 more words

Breast Cancer

An increased focus on the people: Patient-Centered Medical Homes

Bassett Family Practice, serving the residents of Henry County, Virginia is at the forefront of a new healthcare concept-the Patient Centered Medical Home. As defined by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), this is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary health care into “what patients want it to be”. 122 more words

Our Youth

Community Innovation… Volunteer Ambulance turns 21!!!!

Twenty One and still going strong! The Houtbay Volunteer Ambulance Service (HBVEMS) is a community based volunteer service working mostly within the indigent communities of Houtbay and immediate surrounds. 1,371 more words


Medicare Part D Fact Sheet

The Medicare Rights Center’s Medicare Watch online newsletter features a summary of 2015 Part D Medicare Drug Coverage, with links to resources on choosing a Part D plan, enrolling in Medicare Advantage, and dual Medicare-Medicaid coverage.  28 more words

Paying For Care