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IN GOOD HANDS

Wed 4 September 2019

On occasion a patient is referred when they are already in hospital. If you've ever been in hospital, you'll know that you feel a little more vulnerable than when up and about. You're not feeling your best and there is always a slight anxiety about the journey back to full health. At these moments, a kind and caring consultant can make all the difference. Here one such patient writes about how she got on:

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LIFE AT SEA

Wed 4 September 2019

With the Clipper Race underway, I caught up with a sailor friend to find out what life at sea is really like. Here is that account.

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CLIPPER SET SAIL!

Wed 28 August 2019

Mr David Gateley, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, sets sail on his transatlantic challenge from St Katharine's Dock this Sunday 1 September 2019. Join the party for live entertainment, food, big screen, discovery zone and free events. Learn about life as race crew and watch the ceremony unfold as Tower Bridge opens for the boats to pass.

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COUNTDOWN TO CLIPPER RACE

Wed 21 August 2019

Fifteen days to go before the race begins in London! At this stage one is thinking about packing, what to bring, and keeping under the weight limit that is required per crew member, and then thinking through the daily events on board: the watch system, the evolutions of the sail changes and reefs that will be required and the speed with which we will need to do them as we are racing.

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