The number of patients waiting for NHS treatment in England has increased by a fifth since the outbreak began. In May 2021, 5.3 million individuals were on the waiting list, up from 4.4 million in February 2020. The number of patients who have been waiting for more than a year has risen dramatically, raising considerable worry about the size of the NHS's "backlog."
Having a mole removed can be a scary thought, as best case scenario, the mole can be just a dark spot on your skin you wish disappeared. However, worst case scenario, moles can be cancerous and lead to serious health risks if they are not dealt with right away. Mole removals can prevent the spread of cancerous and pre-cancerous cells and it is important to regularly examine your skin for new moles that chance over time for example in colour, size and diameter.
My name is Tan Arulampalam and I am a Laparoscopic and General Surgeon with 29 years experience in the health service. Having qualified at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, I have spent many years working within both the NHS and private sector in the UK.
As we enter the beautiful season of summer, the most common thing for us all to do is spend our days outside catching some sun rays. We all know that it is important to take precautions as excessive exposure to UV rays increases your risk of sun cancer. With so many choices of sun screen on the market today, it can be overwhelming to pick the right sun screen for you. That's why we have written a guide to picking out the right sun screen like a dermatologist.
As medics around the world focus on understanding the clinical features and management of the outbreak, very little concern has been expressed over the effects on one’s mental health and how the pandemic has had a major effect on our lives.
Wearing a mask more often and washing our hands more regularly can come with its own problems such as hand dermatitis and contact dermatitis. To avoid skin issues, it is important that you choose the right face mask that not only protects you against COVID-19 but your skin from breaking out.
A recent event played out between some family members of mine, I wonder how many other families have seen this play out in their own living rooms and how many people Alliance Health Consultant can help too?