LATEST - Issue 156 (Nov/Dec 18)
Life can be very unpredictable. Sometimes, it gets tough, while at others, beautiful moments appear. We can live fully in each and every one of these moments – both the good and the not-so good. Caring hopes to partner you in this journey.
In this issue, we learn to take care of that one organ that does not sleep – our heart! Learn about palpitations and what you can do if you suffer from them (page 6).
When we reach out to others and offer help, we find joy in unexpected ways. Read how a group of healthcare staff did just that (page 12). But you need not be a hospital staff to be in a position to lend others a helping hand. Healing does not belong only to doctors and nurses – it also involves the community. Learn how a special group of volunteers has made our hospital environment more lively and homely for everyone through their love of music (page 15).
If you feel the year has not been kind to you, with your days filled with endless routine and work, could you be suffering from burnout (page 10)? Take a timeout for some self-care – it can only do you good. While you are at it, read our GPFirst stories (page 22), and you may find some of your health queries answered.
I shall end this note with a line from a song that everyone sings as the new year beckons: “Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind?” We think not! We thank you for staying with us through the years and hope that our content has been useful. A toast to auld lang syne (days gone by) and a step forward to better and healthier days!
Sarah Abdul KarimEditor
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