Make 2013 your year to get Social in Health & Buisness


Do you have a digital footprint yet?

Is your Buisness or Organisation making the best use of social media ?

These facts may help you to build a case for upping your game in 2013

http://m.techcrunch.com/2012/12/12/pew-social-networking-most-popular-in-the-uk-and-despite-the-smartphone-app-boom-voice-calls-remain-king/

article on global attitudes survey 2012

In the UK, only 15% of respondents said they did not have Internet access

Global attitudes project stated that ;

46% of social media users discuss community issues

52%, of adults using social media services like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

Wouldn’t it be great if your club, department, patient group or small buisness had a way of sharing useful or interesting news, updates or offers with the Internet users?

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How to Get the Most out of Your 10 Minute GP Consultation


This is the roundup of the suggestions from the twittersphere about how to get the most out of your 10 Minute appointment with the GP. Big Thanks to all the comments and clicks this got … clearly this was worthwhile doing and is not finished yet. #10minsGPguide

Please feel free to post more comments. These have been collated using @Grabchat

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COPD Proposed Pilot to Facilitate SelfCare in East Lancashire


Self-care for patients with COPD – Formal Proposal of the Pilot

Background

An estimated 3 million people have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the UK. Most people are not diagnosed until they are in their fifties. However more people are being diagnosed with COPD at a younger age – from their late thirties to their early fifties. COPD is a condition that makes breathing difficult. COPD is a broad term that covers several lung conditions, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. It usually develops because of long-term damage to the lungs from breathing in a harmful substance (such as cigarette smoke or chemical fumes). The treatments available for COPD help people to breathe more easily, but they don’t repair the damage to the lungs.

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