Archive – August, 2014

Diabetics must be aware of foot attack risk

Podiatrist Claire Ward

There are around 15,000 people with diabetes in the North East who are at high or increased risk of a diabetes-related foot attack – which is an injury to a foot which has reduced feeling or blood circulation. Highly specialised podiatrist diabetes Claire Ward (pictured) is one of a group of staff at the trust […]

Health trainers turned my life around

Health trainer Roz Charlton and and Steve Bell

The 52-year-old, who runs The Fishermans Arms in Southgate, was sent to the health trainers after suffering a heart attack. After initially being hesitant about going, he has been taking on all of the advice and help he has been given and has completely transformed his life. He said: ÔÇťAround the time that I had […]