Carol came to Medcare because she was concerned about a skin cancer on her face. She needed surgery, but found that Medcare and her surgeon Dr Teresa Bernabeu Abad made the process as easy as possible. Here she shares her story… A friend recommended Medcare because I was concerned about a basal cell carcinoma on
It’s No Smoking Day this month, so we thought it was a good time to look at what happens to your skin when you smoke and what can be done to repair the damage when you kick the habit. Although compared to heart disease and lung cancer, damage to the skin may seem superficial, it
Medcare’s visiting hypnotherapist Angela Haram answers questions on hypnotherapy and quitting smoking… Can anyone stop smoking with hypnotherapy? Yes, but only if they really want to. You will be wasting your time if you only go to a hypnotherapist because your wife, husband, kids or friends have nagged you into it or if, deep down, you
If you’ve not been to Medcare lately, you will probably not have met the latest addition to the Medcare GP team. Dr Elizabeth Delank has been with us for some months now and is proving very popular with our patients. Dr Delank is truly international. A German national, she attended school in both Argentina and
By now we probably all know that too much salt is bad for us. But do you know how much salt you are eating and how much you should be eating? As it is National Salt Awareness Week from February 29 to March 06, now is a good time to learn your salt facts and cut down…
If you’ve managed to quit smoking, you will no doubt have already noticed lots of health and financial benefits. But you will likely have one obvious legacy from years of puffing – discoloured teeth. To mark No Smoking Day on March 9th, we are offering a discount on teeth whitening treatments. So, why not reward yourself
Giving up smoking is not easy, but if you plan ahead, find ways to stay motivated and get all the help you need, you too can kick the habit… Find your motivation What is your reason for quitting? A strong reason to quit will help you to stay motivated and give you a greater chance
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK and most other western countries. In the UK it accounts for almost a quarter of male cancers. Each year, nearly 32,000 men in the UK are diagnosed, and more than 10,000 tragically lose their lives to the disease. Men have a one in
When Terry Mitchell noticed some blood in his urine, he did what most men would do –ignored it. But when it happened a few more times he started to get a little worried.
A diagnosis of prostate cancer can be frightening, but diagnosis and treatments have advanced greatly in recent years, meaning that a very high percentage of cases can now be successfully treated.