Fighting For Help For Voiceless Seniors: Goar

Broadstairs runner and chiropodist Emma Bevan will run London Marathon for The Alzheimer’s Society and The Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research Charity.

Chiropodist Emma Bevan, from Broadstairs, will be running the London Marathon in aid of The Alzheimer’s Society and The Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research Charity.

Shed like to care for their feet herself. She is professionally certified, licensed by the College of Chiropodists of Ontario and has 14 years clinical experience. But her fees $35 to $60 per appointment would consume their modest pensions. Shed like to send them to a community health centre where chiropody treatment is covered by OHIP, but they would face a three-month wait (if the clinic is even accepting new patients). Shed like to send them to a hospital foot clinic , but one by one they are closing or limiting their services to high-risk patients. Too often, the young chiropodist watches seniors mostly Italian and Portuguese immigrants from the neighbourhood walk out the door, knowing theyll eventually face amputation. This month, she launched a one-woman crusade to raise public awareness and get help for seniors with no private health coverage. They deserve to be taken care of and treated right, she appealed to then-MP Olivia Chow , who passed her entreaty on to Shakibais federal representative, Andrew Cash , before launching her mayoral bid. He phoned Shakibai back and gently explained that health-care services are a provincial responsibility, promising to raise the issue with his counterpart at Queens Park, Jonah Schein . Shakibai doesnt know much about politics, as she readily admits. She has no allies or advisers. Shes never spoken out before.
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Chiropodist experience shows the way to a professional ‘nothing’ service

Steve Hardie failed to treat a patient appropriately and was rude to co-habiting male patients – on the basis that he believed all were gay. Mr Hardie also initially refused to go into a clinic with a gay colleague at Peterborough Community Services. The Health Professions Council (HPC) found all misconduct allegations, from 2005 to 2009, proved. The HPC’s Conduct and Competence Committee heard Mr Hardie had asked a work colleague to swap a patient because he had discovered he was HIV positive. ‘Highly offensive’ The chiropodist also failed to declare he was carrying out private podiatry work in Peterborough. The panel heard Mr Hardie, who had been given an interim suspension in February 2011, had not provided the panel with testimonials and references to demonstrate he had addressed his misconduct. He still denied the allegations and had nothing further to submit to the panel, it was told. “Mr Hardie’s attitude with patients and colleagues of homosexual orientation was unacceptable and highly offensive, both to the persons concerned and to the wider public,” the panel stated. “He has shown no insight or remorse and very little conduct to remedy his behaviour, which took place over a considerable period of time.” The suspension order will be reviewed before its expiry. The panel advised Mr Hardie to engage with the process because it would have the power to strike him off the register at that hearing if he fails to provide information.
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Good news Britain: Chiropodist expands footprint

He confirmed it was a verruca and explained how notoriously difficult verrucas are to treat, adding that, depending on ones age, they can take literally years to eradicate. But, he said, a lot of people do not get anywhere with the treatments available at the local pharmacy. In fact, acid was the best treatment but he was not going to prescribe that for me. I was reassured, better informed and came away confident that do nothing was a reasonable course of action. I had taken advice from a professional who knew what he was talking about and he had not tried to sell me anything. His advice was simply do nothing. Did he bill me? Yes, of course. He is a professional and he delivered a professional service. So in answer to Nicks question: yes, of course you can charge a client when your advice is do nothing as long as doing nothing is good advice based on your experience, skills, qualifications and expertise. Why?
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Peterborough homophobic chiropodist suspended

Running for causes close to the hearts of her family will put a spring in the step of Broadstairs chiropodist Emma Bevan during this years London Marathon. Emma, 27, of Rosemary Avenue, hopes to take the race in her stride having successfully made her debut in 2012. In 2014, she is running for two charities: The Alzheimers Society for her grandmother, who is suffering from severe vascular dementia, and The Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research Charity, in memory of her dads sister who died from leukaemia, aged just four. Hopefully, the funds we can raise together will go towards the continual development, progression, research and care that both charities strive to do and aim to prevent and cure our current and future generations, said Emma. She has the added reassurance of knowing she be in good hands at the end of the race with her dad John, a fellow chiropodist on hand to provide a well-earned massage and TLC for her tired feet. The pair work as a father and daughter partnership, offering chiropody and podiatry services as A1 Footcare, with clinics at Paydens The Chemist in Broadstairs and Dashwood Medical Centre, Ramsgate. In 2012, Emma raised 2,500 for the liver unit at Kings College Hospital, London, where her mum had been treated. Chiropodist Emma Bevan, from Broadstairs, will be running the London Marathon in aid of The Alzheimers Society and The Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research Charity. She completed that run in five hours, 34 minutes and 56 seconds, managing to do so running all the way, not walking or stopping once. Emma, a member of Cliftonville Hockey Club, describes the experience as phenomenal, one of the best of my life. She said: It was such a massive achievement, knowing that when you put your mind to it, you can do it. The atmosphere was wonderful with little children screaming your name and high-fiving, steel bands on roundabouts, people singing karaoke. Emma also enjoyed seeing runners in fancy dress and is planning her own – she may well step out as Wonder Woman.
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Chiropodist Minoo Shakibai is pleading for ways to help seniors in Ontario receive better footcare.

Asked how he got the image, he replied: ‘I can go wherever I like.’ In an effort to change the subject, JS mentioned that she had previously lived near an army barracks and could see the soldiers practising their drills. Wisson replied: ‘I bet you loved that, all those squaddies, I bet you used to to rub up against the window.’ The chiropodist then began talking about an 11-year-old girl, who he described as ‘well developed’ before claiming he had ‘taken it upon himself to teach the girl about the facts of life’. Only four months later, in August 2009, he invited a woman, known as Mrs A, to a clinic in Perry Barr, Birmingham when it was empty. The married patient said he then asked her to remove her clothes and massaged her legs and thighs near her bottom, telling her he ‘just wanted to meet a nice woman’. New death at poisoning hospital as police quiz male nurse amid fears FOURTH patient has become victim Mrs A managed to phone her husband and asked him to pick her up immediately. Wisson told both women that he was a former army man who saw things in ‘black and white’. Misconduct: Wisson made the suggestive comments chiropractor and showed pornography to a female assistant on his first day of work at The Verwood Surgery, in Verwood, Dorset Wisson, of Redditch, Worcestershire, was struck off the register by the Health Professional Council after being found guilty of misconduct. ‘She was clearly a vulnerable woman and has been left ashamed, embarrassed and feels dirty after what you did to her’ Panel chairman Ian Cookall said that he failed to care for his patients, was completely inappropriate and that his actions were sexually motivated. ‘The comments you made to JS were derogatory and disparaging and the video that you showed to her showing a teenager performing oral sex was demonstrably offensive to her. ‘Your actions fell short of what was expected in your personal and professional conduct,’ he added. Mr Cookall said Wisson had a ‘ridiculous and fanciful’ idea that JS was ‘anti-male’ and that Mrs A and her husband made up the allegations against him.
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Chiropodist who showed female assistant porn and massaged patient’s thighs is struck off

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Shuropody, which sells foot-care products as well as treating people with painful foot conditions, claims to be the second largest provider of foot-care in the UK, behind only the NHS. Comments Foot-care brand Shuropody has raised 3m from the Business Growth Fund, the 2.5bn investment firm owned by Britains biggest banks. Founded by entrepreneur Frank Duffy in 2007, the Coventry-based company is aiming to double its annual sales to 30m over the next three years. Mr Duffy said the business, which sells foot-care products as well as treating people with painful foot conditions, is the second largest provider of foot-care in the UK, behind only the NHS. Following the purchase of 43 Scholl stores from Alliance Boots in July 2008, the company has expanded to 63 stores and concessions. However, Mr Duffy said Shuropodys latest expansion will be focused on concessions in garden centres and clinics located close to out-of-town supermarkets because of high rent and business rates on the high street. Related Articles Good news Britain: L&G can plug lending gap 08 Aug 2012 Were somewhere between healthcare and retail. The traditional high street model doesnt lend itself to what were doing, he said. He added that the company, which treats around 5,000 people each week, is hoping to benefit from providing foot treatments to more patients as the NHS continues to outsource services such as chiropody. Were primed for the changes that are going on with the NHS well be a national provider on a big scale. Mr Duffy, a former chief executive of the Dr.
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