Chris Watson’s posts

How the growing elderly care sector is leading to increased responsibility for nurses

17Aug

young nurse measuring the patient's blood pressure

Along with a national nursing shortage, growing debts and the ongoing dispute about junior doctors’ contracts, the UK’s ageing population is often cited as a major threat to our National Health Service. Today, over 3 million people in the UK … Continue reading

  

Should smoking be banned in the home?

11Mar

stop smoking

Breathing in other people’s tobacco smoke, known as second hand smoking, is widely attributed as the cause of health issues as varied as eye and throat irritation all the way to heart disease and lung cancer. Conservative estimates state that … Continue reading

  

Why Smoking Whilst Driving Should Be Banned

16Feb

As of October 2015, the chances are that smoking behind the wheel will be illegal. A new law, which is expected to come into force this October, will mean that drivers who permit passengers to smoke while there are children … Continue reading

  

V is for Vaser surgery

27Aug

The cosmetic surgery industry was booming last year and so far, in 2014, it has continued to go from strength to strength. MYA reported that last year that 2,063 breast augmentations were carried out, making them the most popular procedure. … Continue reading