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Your Car Accident & Me, Your MedicoLegal expert

A recent Court judgment has changed the amount of financial compensation for minor car accident victims. You can now claim compensation for whiplash injuries (neck, back, shoulder) and non-whiplash injuries (rest of the body). Most of these are low-speed accidents with minor or almost no visible damage to the vehicle. This ruling has a profound […]

Winter whiplash – personal injury claims

The Winter weather creates hazardous driving conditions every year, with ice and snow making it even more challenging. A study from car insurance provider Admiral revealed that November, December, and January have the highest reported car insurance claims. This is likely to result from the changing weather, the poor road conditions, and unprepared drivers. Although […]

Dealing with the physical symptoms of menopause

Menopause brings with it a whole host of unpleasant, and often debilitating symptoms. Fluctuating hormone levels don’t just wreak havoc on your mental wellbeing, they also cause a range of physical symptoms too. Here, we look at some of the common physical symptoms of menopause, and what you can do to ease them. What are […]

How to make a personal injury claim without legal representation

If you have suffered a personal injury through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to make a claim. However, without legal representation, it can feel incredibly daunting and complex. Where do you turn and how does the process work? Dr Sahir is a MedCo accredited DME (Direct Medical Expert) available to provide […]

Ovarian cancer – the challenges of early detection

Ovarian cancer affects approximately 7,495 women each year according to statistics from Cancer Research. Like any form of cancer, early detection is key to successfully treating the disease. The trouble is the early symptoms of ovarian cancer can point to a range of non-serious issues. This, alongside how quickly the symptoms can appear, makes diagnosing […]

Home Screening tests – available now!

Onhealth, the Nationwide health and wellness service, is now offering cancer screening tests. And you can book your home screening test online, now! This simple blood test can detect over 70 different forms of cancer, including breast, non-small cell lung cancer, colorectal, and prostate cancers. By catching cancer at its earliest stages, it can be […]

Game-changing blood test for breast cancer

A new state-of-the-art blood test that uses Trucheck™ technology to detect and characterise cancer cells, will be a ‘game-changer’ for breast cancer screening. These are the words of breast cancer surgeon Professor Kefah Mokbel of London breast institute at Princess Grace Hospital, who was involved in researching the pioneering blood test. He told the Mail […]

Breast cancer screening rates need improving

During the midst of the pandemic, the healthcare sector was forced to focus on emergency treatment and procedures only. This meant standard services, such as breast cancer screening, were put on the backburner. While breast cancer screening rates are gradually starting to increase, experts are worried about the impact COVID has had on screening referrals. […]

Early cancer screening – Dr Sahir announces new partnership

Dr Sahir has brokered a strategic partnership between Datar Cancer Genetics Limited, a World-leading molecular oncology facility, and Onhealth, a nationwide health and wellness service with 24/7 support, to offer liquid biopsy cancer screening tests. The new FDA-approved liquid biopsy is a type of blood test that can detect cancer in its earliest stages. As a […]

Improving patient access to medical records

Did you know you have the legal right to request access to your medical records? Thousands of patients don’t realise that they can demand to see the information collected and stored in their file. Providing access to patient records doesn’t just help patients themselves, it also benefits doctors. Here, we will look at why better […]