What would happen if you had an accident or you suddenly became ill? Would your family know what kind of treatment you would want or how you would like to be cared for? Palliative Care Specialist Dr Alison White explains why advance care planning is important.
Along with obstructive sleep disorders in children, there are other common sleep disorders which can cause children to lose sleep.
Diana and Stephen Snelling do everything together. Including knee surgery, on their left knees, on the same day.
Hypnobirthing is a modern practice that helps mothers and their birthing partners remain calm and in control during delivery of their baby.
Hospitals can be overwhelming environments at first, filled with foreign sounds, smells and uncertainty. At St John of God Hospitals, one of the most obvious ways we can create a warm and inviting environment is through the use of visual arts.
Venous disease in the legs is a common condition, affecting up to 25% of all women and 10% of all men. For many, the first sign of varicose veins is the appearance of raised veins under the skin.
The long-term health benefits from living lighter are significant. For those whose weight consistently remains a struggle, or is severely limiting, bariatric surgery could be an option. Far from a quick fix, bariatric procedures are irreversible, require a hospital stay and mean a change in lifestyle.