My Health Scare And The Meds I’ve been Taking

It’s about a month since my health scare and I haven’t worked for that month. I feel better, but the medication I was originally prescribed had a very adverse effect on me. The side effects were at times terrible to live with, of course when you are prescribed medication by a doctor, you take their word for it that they are ok, and the doctor knows best. That I have found is not the case, and you need to listen to your own body and mind, and speak out to the doctor and not suffer in silence, which is what… [Read More]

Five Common Types of Medical Misdiagnosis in the UK

According to statistics, the NHS in England and Wales treats a million people every thirty-six hours, and in 2014/15, carried out almost ten million operations, a figure that is on the rise. Across the country in the same time period, Accident and Emergency departments saw almost twenty million patients, and around fifteen million individuals were admitted to hospital. However, whilst the NHS may have been rated one of the best healthcare systems in the world in terms of safe care, efficiency and patient focus, it’s inevitable that mistakes can happen when dealing with such large numbers of patients. If avoidable… [Read More]