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Giving outbreaks the serve

It’s the word we dare not say in the kitchen. Gaye Philpott tackles the dreaded norovirus. Norovirus has become a buzz-word in my region in recent months due to a number of outbreaks. Several wards at the main hospital and ...

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A very weighty issue

Failing to thrive should not be considered a normal part of ageing, writes Karyn Matterson. Although the term is viewed by some as rather dated, geriatric failure to thrive (GFTT) is a syndrome that is characterised by a loss of ...

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Mind,body and soul

Coastal walks, dancing, music and singing, big bands, tea dances, sports events, fun on the farm, gala opera nights and wheelchair dancing – these are just some of the colourful components of the lifestyle program at the Brotherhood of St ...

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