The UK’s Covid vaccination programme is well underway with more 31 million people having received their first dose at the time of publication. However, with various anti-vaccination conspiracy theories still being circulated online, it’s important to consider the facts. Dr Zoltan Varga, Aspen’s Medical Director, looks at the detail of the Covid-19 vaccines and tackles some of the common questions.
We don’t often think about it, but almost every task we perform on a day-to-day basis requires the use of the hands. From drying the clothes, driving a car or typing on a keyboard – our hands and wrist are crucial to our quality of life. It also means there’s also a fairly high degree of risk involved with common physical activities. Hand and wrist injuries are actually quite common among people, both young and old.
Bowel problems in adults are not uncommon, affecting individuals of all ages and both men and women. But what are the signs and symptoms of bowel issues, and what are the warning signs of a more serious digestive illness? With April being bowel cancer awareness month, we sit down with Mr Peter Goodfellow, Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon, to learn more about common bowel troubles and when you should see a specialist.