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Fittleworth Team take part in South Down Trek and raise Thousands for Local Hospice

On the 8th of October a team of eight Fittleworth employees took part in the South Downs Trek which is a 21 mile hike across the South Downs. The day started at 6.00 a.m. at Northbrook College where we travelled by coaches to Devils Dyke to start our mission at 8.00 a.m. Within the first […]

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It’s amazing who you meet!

            Whilst on maternity leave earlier this year, Michelle Habgood, one of our Dispensing Relationship Managers went to a lot of baby groups in her local area. During one of these groups, she started talking to a wonderful, friendly woman called Diana and was shocked to find out she was […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

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First Class Entry wins Christmas Card Competition

A budding artist is set to have her work sent out across the UK after winning our Christmas card competition. Connie, aged 8 from Yorkshire had her card picked from lots of other entries. It will now be used as our festive card and will be sent out to over 40,000 clients and nurses across the […]

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Bladder Cancer and Ketamine

Increasing numbers of young recreational drug users are experiencing damage to their urinary systems, including bladder cancer following frequent use of the Class B drug Ketamine. This drug has many legitimate uses, both in humans and in animals, notably horses. It may be used as an anaesthetic or as an analgesic, and is also used […]

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My Life with a Urostomy

By Beth Fentress Hallmark Nashville, United States of America Since I was two years of age I have lived with a urostomy, I am now almost fifty-two years old. I was born in America in October 1964, to my parents who just ten months earlier, had been told that my sister then just over two […]

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Vanessa Bewley – My 50K Thames Path Walking Challenge

Earlier this year, my friend and colleague Cheryl Thomas from Dansac agreed to sign up for the 50K Thames Path Walking Challenge, to help raise funds for the Beating Bowel Cancer Charity. This was certainly a huge challenge for me as I am not the greatest fan of walking. And after completing one of my […]

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Life begins again at 62, says Mike Jarvis

Most of our members have had no choice but to have their bladders removed following the onset of bladder cancer. For interstitial cystitis sufferers who may have suffered years of pain and discomfort, there is sometimes a choice to be made as to whether to undergo such radical surgery.  However, in the end, for Mike […]

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From Student Nurse to Head of Stoma Care

By Celia Myers I began my training as a student nurse at the General Hospital Burton upon Trent.  As part of my training experience, I worked on an acute medical ward which was in the charge of an excellent Sister who was caring, compassionate and hardworking, she ran the ward like clockwork and I aspired […]

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Friends of Southampton Diving Academy

Michelle (front right), presenting FOSDA Director of Coaching, Lindsey Fraser with a cheque for £100 from Fittleworth. by Michelle Habgood – Fittleworth Territory Manager The object of FOSDA (the Friends Of Southampton Diving Academy) is to further the aims and objectives of the Southampton Diving Academy (SDA) by offering practical help and support, by involving […]

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