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Modernising cancer services

01 March 2003

Primary Health Care

Book Review

Beginning with the stark fact that UK cancer services have failed to keep pace with other developed countries through under investment and specialist shortages, this...

Coping with headaches and migraine

01 September 2010

Primary Health Care

Book Review

THIS IS a well researched, factual, user-friendly and engaging book. Migraine, tension headaches, cluster headaches, and medication over-use headaches are...

Fat matters

01 June 2011

Primary Health Care

Book Review

THIS PUBLICATION provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of social, cultural, clinical and psychological factors behind obesity, with ten chapters each...

Bulimia, binge-eating and their treatment

01 March 2012

Primary Health Care

Book Review

THIS SHORT book is aimed at patients, but would be invaluable to clinicians who know little about eating disorders. It includes social and behavioural aspects, and...

Taking control of cancer

01 April 2004

Primary Health Care

Book Review

Subtitled ‘Everything you want to know about cancer’, the emphasis is on cancer’s emotional impact and the necessity of good communication by both staff and...

Babycalming

01 March 2005

Primary Health Care

Book Review

As a mother, I approached this book subtitled ‘Simple solutions for a happy baby’ with great cynicism, but was pleasantly surprised.

Caring for Hindu Patients

01 March 2009

Primary Health Care

Book Review

Opening with the assertion that ‘ethnicity and religious affiliation are the key dimensions of personal identity’, this much needed book sets out to fill a gap in...

Silent Nights: Overcoming Sleep Problems in Babies and Children

01 December 2005

Primary Health Care

Book Review

With a PhD in infant sleep, GP Brian Symon is well qualified to advise on this complex issue. Ideas are clear, simple and often repeated in this 200-page book...

New practice nurse

01 May 2007

Primary Health Care

Book Review

A compilation of New Practice Nurse articles, this sister publication to Advanced Practice Nurse is an invaluable reference tool for new (and not-so-new) practice...

Inside anorexia

01 December 2008

Primary Health Care

Book Review

This book is based on biographies of anorexia sufferers, collected as part of a large-scale study into anorexia in Sydney, Australia. All respondents were teenage...