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Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

If you would like to measure your blood pressure at home, please use the method sated below:

 

Take readings morning & evening for 7days.

On each occasion take 2 readings ≥1min apart, whilst seated.

 

 

Please make sure that you make a note of your readings!

 

 

Discard the first day’s readings, and average the remaining readings as follows: Add up all the systolic (top) readings and divide by the total number of readings. Then add up all the diastolic (bottom) readings and  divide by the total number of  readings.

 

 

Day1

 am

Day1

pm

Day2

am

Day2

pm

Day3

am

Day3

pm

Day4

 am

Day4

pm

Day5

am

Day6

pm

Day6

am

Day7

pm

Day7

 am

Average

Sys

(top)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dia

(bottom)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Once you have  done your readings, email them to the surgery via  the web site albionstreetsurgery.co.uk or post them to us.

 Please try to  calculate the  average blood  pressures, it  saves a lot of  time in the surgery.

Dr Sikdar 



 
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