Archive for May, 2011

Welsh Integrated Sexual Health Meetings

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

I recently met with Annette Schlaudraff, a Consultant in Integrated Sexual Health in Cardiff and Vale UHB. We had an interesting discussion about her work organising the Welsh Integrated Sexual Health meetings – and Annette has kindly written about this below. The Welsh Integrated Sexual Health Meetings (WISH) started of as a teambuilding exercise at [...]

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Pharmacies to offer assessments to help find the one in 50 people with undiagnosed diabetes in Wales

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Dai Willams, the National Director of Diabetes UK Cymru has written a guest blog for us about their latest campaign: For a fortnight in June, every pharmacy in Wales will be offering free Type 2 diabetes risk assessments to identify those at risk of the condition. From Monday 13 June, which falls during Diabetes Week, [...]

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Extraordinary People – an Ethiopian experience

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Lauren Huckerby is a student at Cardiff University. Here, she shares her elective experience with us. I did my elective in a Public Hospital in Ethiopia.  On my first visit to the hospital, I was welcomed with beaming smiles and handshakes from everyone I passed. I soon learned that this is part of Ethiopian culture: to [...]

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