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What is a pleural effusion?

22nd Jan 19 8:45 AM

A pleural effusion is a build-up of an unusual amount fluid between the linings of the lungs and the rib-cage. The thin membrane that lines the surface of your lungs and the inside of your chest is called the pleura. Normally there is a small amount of fluid within this...

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Is there a time limit on asbestos compensation claims?

18th Jan 19 11:00 AM

If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related disease and want to take legal action to claim compensation, you will need to get advice from experts as soon as possible, as there are strict time limits on starting an asbestos claim. Asbestos-related diseases can take anywhere between 10 and 50...

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Pedalling for Maggie's Cancer Care Centres

Pedal power keeps fairy lights on for cancer care centres

18th Dec 18 4:25 PM

Our rag-tag team have cycled electricity generating bikes for 12 hours non-stop to keep the Christmas tree lights on for cancer care centres, Maggie’s Merseyside and Maggie’s Swansea. The team from the National Asbestos Helpline and Birchall Blackburn Law pulled up their lycra shorts and pulled on their Santa hats...

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NHS Wales aims to speed up cancer diagnosis, helping those suffering with asbestos-related cancers

23rd Nov 18 8:30 AM

In an effort to speed up diagnoses and improve survival rates, Wales will become the first nation in the UK to introduce new single waiting time targets for cancer patients, potentially helping those suffering with asbestos lung cancer and mesothelioma. Waiting times for cancer treatments for patients will start as...

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How can I stay well this winter with an asbestos-related lung disease?

21st Nov 18 8:30 AM

The nights are quickly drawing in, the wind is picking up and winter coats are being taken out of hibernation. Every year at the National Asbestos Helpline, we get lots of people asking us about the cold weather and how it might affect them. We know first-hand that it can...

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