Putting our mission into practice: Porterhouse Medical’s charity round-up 2018–2019

As part of our mission to help improve people’s lives, each year Porterhouse Medical selects a local charity partner to support . Read about our work with our charity partners from 2018 and our new charity for 2019.

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World Cancer Day
WORLD CANCER DAY: WHAT DO THE STATISTICS SAY?

For World Cancer Day, we highlight some global statistics on cancer, to help increase understanding of the disease and change behaviours that cause so many potentially avoidable deaths occur each year.

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Haematology developments from ASH 2018
Highlights in haematologic malignancy from ASH 2018

The ASH congress is the most comprehensive haematology event of the year, over 5000 abstracts covering new developments in malignant and non-malignant haematology were presented. Here we focus on two areas of personalised medicine from the oncology setting.

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World AIDS Day: Fighting the stigma surrounding HIV
World AIDS Day 2018: Fighting the stigma surrounding HIV

World AIDS Day aims to not only raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and show support for those living with HIV, but also to tackle the stigma and misconceptions surrounding the condition. One way in which we can try to change how people think about HIV is to dispel the numerous myths surrounding it.

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#TurnItPurple office for pancreatic cancer
Purple reigns again at Porterhouse for World Pancreatic Cancer Day

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, with World Pancreatic Cancer Day held last week. To mark this event in previous years, our team have dressed in purple, but this year we joined in with the #turnitpurple campaign, decorating the Porterhouse Medical offices in purple to help raise awareness of this disease.

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World Pancreatic cancer day
World Pancreatic Cancer Day 2018: Combating misconceptions in pancreatic cancer

Patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer face a dismal prognosis, with the disease having the lowest survival rate of all major cancers. In spite of this, pancreatic cancer research is chronically underfunded and awareness is low, in part because of widespread misconceptions regarding the disease. This World Pancreatic Cancer Day, let’s educate ourselves so that we can all ‘Demand Better’ in the fight against the world’s toughest cancer.

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Together as a family
International Stress Awareness Week – putting principles into practice at Porterhouse

As a busy, fast-paced agency, Porterhouse Medical Group recognises that stress can affect anyone, at any time. With this in mind, we have a number of measures in place to help safeguard the mental and physical health of our valued team.

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Key developmenets in multiple sclerosis
Three key development areas in the management of multiple sclerosis

Porterhouse Medical Group share key developments in the management of MS

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Fundraising bake-off brilliance at Porterhouse Medical

Last week was Baby Loss Awareness Week, Porterhouse Medical marked the event with a fundraising bake-off to support our charity partner, Willows Support Group.

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Raising awareness for those who have lost a baby

To support Baby Loss Awareness Week and our local charity partner, the Willows Support Group, Porterhouse Medical has created this infographic to help raise awareness of baby loss.

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PANDAS_PANS infographic
PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day 2018: What are PANDAS and PANS?

For PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day, we would like to help raise awareness and understanding of these often underdiagnosed diseases.

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World Heart Day 2018
World Heart Day 2018: Looking after your own heart and the hearts of others

At Porterhouse Medical, we are proud and passionate about the work we do with our partners to help improve people’s lives. For World Heart Day, we would like to share some facts about cardiovascular health and ways to improve it.

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