Key points on the national maternity review

The number of births in the UK has been on the increase over the last few years. According to the Office for National Statistics, Birth Characteristics in England and Wales 2014, there was 566,735 births in the UK in 2001 compared to 664,543 in 2014. It is expected that this number will increase by 3% […]

Gastro-intestinal Stromal Tumours (GIST’s)

There are approximately 900 new cases of GIST a year in the UK[1] . They can occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract with approximately 50% found in the stomach, 25% in the small bowel and 10% in the colon and rectum. Some Symptoms of GIST Gastrointestinal bleeding (the most common presenting symptom) Symptoms of abdominal […]