The importance of a positive mindset

Personal growth and success is dependent on a positive mindset. Maximising your opportunities and realising your potential requires self-belief and the courage to make your ambitions a reality. A positive approach to life is based on confidence, visualising the things you want to achieve, and a willingness to take calculated risks.

Medical claims: Surgeon suspended for botched operations

The General Medical Council (GMC) has suspended a vascular surgeon for 12 months. Nayef El-Barghouty was suspended from his role at Scarborough Hospital after botched operations led to one man bleeding to death and a woman being forced to breathe through a tube for the rest of her life.

New Hope for Diabetes Type 2 Sufferers

There has been a recent medical breakthrough, which gives those recently diagnosed with type two diabetes the chance to reverse the condition. The number of people diagnosed with type diabetes in the UK has been on the increase in recent years. Today, 2.5 million people are affected by the condition in the UK alone. The condition can have massive consequences on the lives of those affected and as such, the recent news is most welcomed.

Asbestos: The Silent Killer of 9/11

For most people, in particular New Yorkers, September 11th 2001 will be remembered as the day that the world stood still and watched in horror as the Twin Towers at the World Trade Centre crashed down after a terrorist attack of unprecedented scale. As many watched the television helplessly, thousands of rescue workers poured into the city to help in any way they could.

How NLP can help people suffering from anxiety

There are many ways in which anxiety can manifest itself. Everyone will experience anxiety at some point, but in some cases it can become a more serious problem that has a negative impact on people’s lives. There are various ways of tackling anxiety, and neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) techniques often prove an effective means of dealing with problems ranging from nervousness about public speaking to panic attacks.

Exxon Mobil picks up the bill for Jacksonville gas leak

An underground pipe beneath an Exxon gas station burst in 2006, resulting in 26,000 gallons of gasoline escaping and possibly contaminating the local water supply. Now, Exxon Mobil Corporation has been ordered to pay more than $1.5 billion in damages to 160 families and businesses caught up in the incident, which happened 20 miles north of Baltimore, in Jacksonville.

What does the term PCT (Primary Care Trust) refer to?

PCT stands for the Primary Care Trust, which refers to the care given by the medical professional a person would turn to if a health issue was to occur. Some of the PCT’s services include Walk-in Centres provided by the NHS along with NHS Direct, a phone line service for patients, which are managed by local PCT’s around Great Britain. Trips to the doctors, a visit to the dentist, seeing your orthodontist, purchasing medicines from a pharmacy or having your eyes tested at the local opticians are included in the PCT’s structure.

5 NHS Compensation Claims

Medical Negligence. In order for negligence to be regarded as a potential claim, there needs to be validation of certain facts. There needs to be actual proof that a doctor is guilty and that a negative result was found to exist in the patient whether that be mental, internal or physical. There have been cases filed against doctors where they were aware of the risks but did not make the patient or his family aware.

Many people not aware they are potentially at risk of diabetes

When most people think of someone with type 2 diabetes, they picture someone who is overweight, inactive and addicted to fatty foods. The link between obesity and diabetes is well known, but less well publicised is the fact that 20% of people with type 2 diabetes don’t fit the normal stereotype.

Claiming for an industrial illness caused by your working environment

Many people aren’t aware of the risk of contracting diseases as a result of the type of work they are in or their working environment. Because of this lack of awareness when people become ill they usually put it down to being unfortunate and don’t make the connection that there might be a reason for their illness. People should check whether their illness is because of their present or past working environment because if it is then there is a good chance they will be entitled to industrial disease compensation.