How does surgery impact our lives?

How does surgery impact our lives?

What is your surgical risk? Surgical risk is simply the chance of a problem arising at the time of surgery. However, it can feature hours, days or even weeks afterwards. But what impact does this have on our lives? Do you really know the impact of a surgical risk? We...
Writing to a GP about your patient

Writing to a GP about your patient

How to undertake the best referralĀ  Writing a letter to your GP about your patient is not just a skill but a requirement. An effective referral letter from you to the GP can open doors for both patient and yourself. Taught as a student, it was part of my expectation...
Fatal Contracts a new publication

Fatal Contracts a new publication

  A new publication with a twist in the tale – now available Although my main aim is to write about health, feet and clinical reflection, I decided this summer to produce a fictional book that does a bit of both. Eight short stories bring to life eight...
The Heel Spur myth

The Heel Spur myth

The spur and plantar fasciitisĀ  Nothing has been so maligned as the heel spur myth in the cause of heel pain. This is something no doubt many professionals dealing with MSK have to consider. To radiology professionals, it seems pretty clear, as indicated in this x-ray...