Monthly Archives: July 2016

Are you paying the NHS for more drugs than you need? Billions worth of life-saving cancer remedies are poured down the drain every year

  In 2014, wife and mother Beryl Davies was diagnosed with ovarian cancer Because of the rarity of her condition, the NHS refused to fund medication Out of the £5,000 her family paid for medication, a fifth went down the drain Now her husband Derek has launched a petition to stop this common issue Derek […]

When back pain is a sign you have broken bones: Former national athlete discovered fractures in her back due to osteoporosis

  Katrina Langford spent years working through her painful back problems  While in hospital with a broken ankle, doctors discovered her osteoporosis Experts say 58% of those affected by the condition live in constant pain For years, Katrina Langford — a former national athlete and keen horsewoman — assumed her excruciating back pain was just […]