Help with Constipation

Here is some great practical advice about how to help kids with constipation. It is the advice local Paediatric Consultant, Dr Owen Galt, gives out in his clinic, here in Morecambe Bay:

 

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Help with Diarrhoea and Vomiting

Here is a great video, done by my colleague Dr Owen Galt, Consultant Paediatrician here in Morecambe Bay, talking about how to help kids with D&V – loads of great practical advice!

 

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Is Our Work Killing Us?

So a huge study from Norway tells us that being inactive at work and sitting at our desks for too long is as dangerous to our health as smoking and is a major cause of early death.

 

Hour’s activity ‘offsets sedentary day’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-36895789

 

Here is my response:

 

 

 

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Eczema

Here is some practical advice about how to manage eczema effectively:

 

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Ring Worm

Here is a video with some practical advice about how to treat ring worm:

 

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Sore Throats

Here is a video with some advice about sore throats and how you can treat them, or when you might need to see a Nurse Practitioner or GP.

 

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Headlice

Here is a video with some practical help on headlice:

 

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Earache

I’ve been working on some videos to help parents know how to help their kids with common conditions, and when they might need to see a nurse practitioner or GP. There are several to follow, but here is one on earache:

 

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Death – A Difficult Conversation

I hope that our towns and cities can become compassionate communities in which people live and die well. We need to break through our fears, especially in the UK in talking more openly about death.

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Compassionate Communities

I hope that Lancaster, the city in which I live may become the first official compassionate city in the UK. I don’t mind if it isn’t, but I do hope that many cities choose to take on this mantle.

Here is a beautiful and moving animation of what becoming a compassionate community is about.

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