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'I don't know where to start'

Kathleen Gillett of Dorset Macmillan Advocacy looks at the plight of older carers:

We are currently supporting a lady in her late 70s who has a long term health condition and was until only a few weeks ago cared for by her husband.  467 more words

Advocacy

Time is Relative

After vacation, you could say we encountered some rather bad luck. I say we, but the sympathy should be reserved for my wife, who after two days back at work, suffered a nasty fall and shattered her… 833 more words

Practice

Teething Problems

It’s my annual visit to the dentist. Because of my mobility problems I have to go to the community dentist in Radcliffe (Radcliffe Primary Care Centre) which is a few miles from Prestwich. 130 more words

Community

Five things your dietitian wants you to know about weight loss

by Anne Finch, LiveLighter dietitian

There’s so much information about weight loss out there these days, and it can be confusing. Here are my Big Five to be aware of if you’re embarking on a weight loss mission: 844 more words

Nutrition

A tribute to Alvin Toffler

Has a book ever changed your life? Has one single author given you a route map for navigating life? Serendipity placed in front of me at the age of sixteen a book that would astound me at the time and would go on to provide a breadcrumb trail which in my wiser moments (and perhaps they were too infrequent) I followed. 681 more words

Health Professionals

A father's advocacy never ends.

by Dale Fuller, Star Legacy Foundation Board Member

I hope Landon is proud of me today.

This year I’m celebrating Father’s Day with an empty highchair at our dinner table.  1,209 more words

Stillbirth Prevention

The Lost Souls: How Australia’s asylum seeker policy is damaging children

Australia’s asylum seeker policy continues to polarise opinion, with growing unrest confirming the time has come to definitively decide what the nation considers its ethical and moral obligations. 568 more words

Asylum Seekers