I can’t even count the amount of times patients have walked in demanding antibiotics for their cold or flu. They have a cough, runny nose, fevers and they want antibiotics for their infection. So why don’t you get them? The answer is bigger than you think. There are different types of infections; the main types are bacterial, viral and
I would have to say that most patients I come into contact with will vaccinate their children and themselves, however there have been an increasing number of anti-vaxers emerging. Their argument against vaccinations range from ‘wanting to be immune the natural way’ to vaccinations causing autism. What is a vaccination? Let’s start by looking at our immune system. When
The Zika virus has become the new Ebola, it is everywhere we look. How do we make sense of it all? Lets starts at the beginning… The Zika virus was named after a forest in Uganda where the virus was first found in a monkey in 1947, so it has been around for quite some time. For unknown reasons
Have you ever been waiting at a doctor’s surgery for hours, even when you have an appointment? How frustrating! Have you ever spent hours and hours waiting in a hospital emergency department!? This is a common occurrence, why do we have wait so long? This is an issue that comes up often: wait times. You make an appointment with
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