CHRONIC DISEASE CLINICS

There is a growing epidemic of chronic disease in the UK due to tobacco use, unhealthy diets, sedentary lifestyle and other risks. Whilst it is important to prevent these diseases from happening, it is also important to prevent them from getting worse.

Examples of chronic disease which require complex coordinated care include diabetes, asthma, COPD, heart failure and rheumatoid arthritis.  

 

It is very important to prevent the complications of a chronic disease once a person has a disease. Let us take diabetes as an example, if a person with diabetes goes without the care they need, their diabetes will probably get worse over several years. This can lead to complications such as kidney failure, blindness, heart attacks, strokes and so on.

At Willows Health we are dedicated to improving the lives of those patients who have a chronic disease and have dedicated chronic disease clinics running for lots of conditions.

This may include:

  • Diabetes

  • Heart Failure

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • Asthma

  • COPD

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Osteoporosis

Our assessment of our patients with chronic disease is always happening – even if the patient isn’t in the clinic. We run regularly quality improvement activities to identify those patients whose condition could have opportunities for betterment. We have a dedicated team to help ensure our treatment is effective for the patients we serve.

 

Stethoscope on the Cardiogram