What happens during JIA physiotherapy assessment and exercises?

Hi Susan, my name is Jenny. I’m one of the physiotherapists. Thank you for coming along today, to show children who have juvenile arthritis, what to expect when they come for a physiotherapy appointment. What is juvenile arthritis? Juvenile arthritis, which we often call JIA, is a condition which affects your joints and causes inflammation in your joints. So your […]

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Power – a health and social justice issue (NHS Health Scotland and GCPH)

Power – a health and social justice issue Although power has long been accepted to shape people’s lives, it’s difficult to describe what it is and how it affects us. Yet, increasingly, evidence tells us that power has a real effect on our health and wellbeing. If someone asked you to describe what it is to have power, what would […]

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Fatigue and Facilities charter | British Medical Association

Earlier this year the Secretary of State, Matt Hancock, committed to us that he would make available £10 million pounds to improve working conditions for junior doctors. We have now agreed via the 2018 contract review, that every NHS Trust in England is going to receive part of this money to specifically spend on improving rest facilities. Even more importantly, […]

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Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Test (CPET) for children: what happens?

This is a video clip about when doctors check how your body works whilst doing exercise. Okay Susan, do you want to come through? This is where we’ll do your exercise test. Can I just get you to give your hands a little rub with the hand gel on the way in? Okay, in you come Susan. We’ll take you […]

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What happens during a health assessment of a child who has gone into care?

Morning, my name is Gavin Cobb, I am one of the community paediatricians. I’m a children’s doctor. And what’s your name? Cora. Cora, that is a very pretty name and I love your sparkly tights Cora. I’ll tell you what, I am going to have a chat to your foster mum who has come with you. and we have some […]

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STARs – Fatigue after stroke

can you tell us a little bit more about your experience of tiredness and having poor concentration how did that effect you? tiredness has effected me very badly very badly, I’d be talking to somebody and just feel tired all of a sudden and concentration just went straight out the window. I couldn’t make eye contact with people at first […]

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Exercise Tolerance Test

Hi Richard, my name’s Frances I’m the cardiology nurse consultant. Your GP sent you up to the clinic this morning to have an Exercise Tolerance Test done. You’ve obviously been complaining of some chest pain, is that right? Yes, mostly in the centre of my chest, some tightness. Probably for the last couple of weeks to a month. That tight […]

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Why Do People Think It’s OK To “Skinny Shame” Others? | Harleen Nottay

I’ve spent my whole life dealing with comments like, “Girl look at the size of you, do you ever eat?!” And “oh my god you’re gonna waste away! You look like you’re anorexic..!” and whilst I’m supposed to be, and I am grateful for being slim, I still feel that regardless of whether you’re overweight or slim, being judged by […]

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CPR – Simple steps to save a life – Animated Explanation Video – Health Sketch

Hello, in this HealthSketch, we want to talk to you about CPR, which stands for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation We use CPR when someone has collapsed and is not breathing because it can keep people alive until emergency services arrive. Learning these simple life-saving skills is as easy as ABC all you have to remember is the ‘Doctor’s ABC’. D is for […]

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Dr Matthew Bailey: Living in a salt-saturated society

So good evening everyone welcome to this evenings seminar in the our changing world series I’m david webb i’m professor of clinical pharmacology in the university but more important to today’s talk I run the hypertension service in Lothian so I’m going to to provide a short clinical perspective to the taught that follows from that Bailey and then i’ll […]

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