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Tips on extracting your parent from hospital

... Tips on extracting your parent from hospital Hospital, out-patient, NHS, communication If you're new to parents as in-patients in hospital, then here are a few tips from those who've learned from experience. Every hospital trust and private group has its own structures and systems ...

Will the "Friends and Family Test" make a difference to hospital care?

... Will the "Friends and Family Test" make a difference to hospital care? patient care, eldercare, nhs, jeremy hunt, communication Patients now have the opportunity to rate their hospital experience. Kathy explains how the survey works and wonders if it will give ...

Who wants to listen to what you think?

... Who wants to listen to what you think? NHS, eldercare, patient care, communication Sometimes it can feel like we have no voice in eldercare. Yet there are opportunities to give your opinion to people who will listen and can act on your feedback. ...

How can I coordinate my parent's care?

... How can I coordinate my parent's care? eldercare, nhs, communication, health care, As our parents get older their health issues can become complex. At one level hospital consultants are experts in their field but can be focused on the one issue without reference ...

What can a pharmacist do for your parent?

... What can a pharmacist do for your parent? pharmacist, nhs, eldercare, pharmacy, communication, patient care Pharmacists can do more for our parents now than ever. Whilst they don't offer the same expertise as a doctor they can certainly ensure that our parents ...

How online pharmacies can help in elder healthcare

... How online pharmacies can help in elder healthcare Health, Pharmacy, NHS, Eldercare, Patient care, Advertorial If it's difficult for your older friends or family to get out of the house then using an online pharmacy for certain medications and to fulfil prescriptions can be ...

How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care?

... How can MySupportBroker help your parent coordinate care? eldercare, independence, nhs, mobility, care assessment, social care Founded in 2010 MySupportBroker CIC is a national social enterprise helping to bridge the gap between health and social care by bringing together local people with personal ...

How to help your parents manage tinnitus

... How to help your parents manage tinnitus tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing aid, nhs, audiology Emily Broomhead, Projects Manager for the British Tinnitus Association, shares practical tips for managing your parent's tinnitus and delves into the different devices you can buy to help. ...

Why treating varicose veins effectively is vital to leg health

... do their own scans and then decide what they can offer, or any suggestion of stripping of the veins. What help does the NHS offer? Despite approximately 30% of the population having varicose veins or "hidden varicose veins" and some 500,000 people ...

Benefits for the hearing disabled

... loss before medical help is sought. That's a long time to be struggling to hear when there's free help and support available on the NHS and even privately. If you suspect that the hearing of a friend or relative, or your own hearing is impaired, a ...