Posts tagged ‘Medicine’

March 25, 2016

Attacking The Devil

Attacking The Devil

My sis and I went to watch Attacking The Devil: Harold Evans and the Last Nazi War Crime at the Picture House Cinema (Central London) on Tuesday this week and it was so worthwhile. It’s hard to describe a moving documentary on such an important subject matter with the usual ‘must-see, fantastic’ as the subject matter is so upsetting.

The documentary charts Sir Harold Evans’ rise to the top of newspaper editing which is very inspirational itself but the real gem

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November 27, 2012

Home Circumcision Led To Death

A trial is underway for the manslaughter of a 4 years old boy who died after a botched home circumcision. Performed by a 66 year old nurse using a pair of scissors and olive oil, the nurse left an open wound which caused the boy to bleed to death.

The practice was carried out by a Nigerian nurse who took £100 as a fee for the procedure. The family also, Nigerian, were unaware that circumcision is provided free on the NHS.

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November 15, 2012

Fatal Anti Abortion Law

The devastating death of Savita Halappanavar needs to make Ireland stand up and change its anti-abortion laws. The tragedy here is that government religious legislation ruled over medical sense.

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March 6, 2012

Imsomnia

Sleep, we all need it and our bodies crave it, so what can we do when we just can’t get to sleep?

I have been given some advice since my insomnia kicked in a couple of weeks ago….

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December 21, 2011

Confessions Of A GP

If you are looking for a light hearted read that gives insight into the world of GP’s, Benjamin Daniels’ book, Confessions of a GP is worth a read.

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