Community Health Talk

Apr
25
2012

Urological Diseases

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

On the 25th April 2012, a health talk about ‘Urological Diseases (including bladder and prostate Cancer)’ was held in Kwok Man Restaurant. Mr. Wai Man Chow, Consultant of Urology from North Manchester General Hospital, was invited to be the main speaker. He spoke in fluent Cantonese to explain in details the signs and symptoms, causes and treatment. Prevention of urological diseases including bladder and prostate cancer were also explained in great depth. The audience was very grateful for Mr. Chow who gave his variable time for the health talk.In total 48 people attended the talk.

27 (56%) females and 21 (44%) males attended. 19 (40%) people in the age group of 45-59, 10 (21%) people in the age group of 60-69, 12 (25%) people in the age 70 and over, 5 (10%) people in the age group of 26-44 and 1 (2%) person in the age group of 16-25 attended the talk. 1 (2%) person did not provide their details. There were 8 newcomers. The feedback from the community was very positive and encouraging.

Urological Disease

Urological Disease

Urological Disease

Appreciation Award was presented to Mr Wai Man Chow by Warren Yeung (the Chairman of CHIC).

Apr
19
2012

Diabetes Awareness

Category: Community Health Talk, Older People Activities | Author: Shirley He

‘Diabetes Awareness’ health talk was given in English by Joy Worth, Senior Dietician from Manchester Diabetes Centre on 19-04-2012 at Tung Sing Housing Association. CHIC provided the interpretation service. In total 53 people attended.

This talk was aimed to promote diabetes awareness among the Chinese community. Joy Worth, the Senior Dietician from Manchester Diabetes Centre gave the talk in English. She explained the causes, signs and symptoms, prevention and treatment of diabetes in English. Joy encouraged those who have diabetes to go for their regular checkups and be wary of their lifestyle.

The Nurse Operations Manager, Shirley He translated the talk in Cantonese for the audience.

Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes Awareness

Apr
17
2012

NHS Bowel Screening

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

‘NHS Bowel Screening Programme’ health talk was given by Tara Davis, health Co-ordinator the Public Health Development Service of Manchester NHS at CHIC on 17-04-2012. 22 attendees.

Tara Davis explained the aims and to encourage people over 60 to come for the NHS Screening when they received the letter. Tara demonstrated how to use the bowel test kit. At the same time she explained the signs of symptoms of bowel cancer in English. She reminded everyone that if their bowel habits were different than it usually was, they should see their GP.

NHS Bowel Screening

Apr
3
2012

ENT (head and neck) Cancer

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

‘ENT Cancer’ health talk on 29-03-2012, given by Dr. Lip Lee (Oncologist from the Christie Hospital) at Kwok Man Restaurant. 40 people attended the talk.

Ears , Nose and Throat Health Talk

Ears, Nose and Throat Cancer

Mar
1
2012

Coronary Heart Disease Prevention

Category: Community Health Talk | Author: Shirley He

On 1st March 2012, the Chinese Health Information Centre (CHIC) hosted the talk about Coronary Heart Disease Prevention. The Nurse Operations Manager, Shirley He gave the talk. She explained the causes, signs and symptoms, prevention and treatment of coronary heart disease in Cantonese. Maintaining a balanced lifestyle and exercise were encouraged. Overall 4 people attended the talk.

Coronary Heart Disease Prevention


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