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What does Dignity mean to you?

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According to Duhaime's Law Dictionary, dignity means an individual or group's sense of self-respect and self-worth, physical and psychological integrity and empowerment. Quite a statement but this theme runs throughout every aspect of our mental and physical wellbeing, whether that is in a medical setting or even within our own home. Few people understand the true meaning of dignity, and even fewer realise the extraordinary impact it has on our lives and relationships. When dignity is present, people feel in control, valued, confident, comfortable and able to make decisions for themselves. I often ask people what dignity means to them...

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Don’t let embarrassment prevent your cervical cancer screening

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Every day 9 women in the UK are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 3 women will lose their lives to the disease. Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 but is largely preventable thanks to cervical screening and the HPV vaccination programme. Surveys undertaken by cancer charities indicate embarrassment and a lack of understanding of the causes of cervical cancer may be behind the fall in numbers attending.  But, statistics show that the number of women aged 25-29 years of age being screened for cervical cancer is the lowest in any age group and numbers attending...

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A Smear Test Can Save Your Life - don't delay. Dignity Wear have got you covered.

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A Smear Test Can Save Your Life - don't delay. Dignity Wear have got you covered.

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Men who die of embarrassment

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As Dignity Wear grows ever closer to launching, we are often approached by women who share with us that it’s not only them who have issues around exposure and embarrassment during routine GP visits but its their husbands, partners and fathers too, in particular relation to general prostate tests.  Of course we felt it was time to investigate. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with over 40,000 new cases diagnosed every year. It directly affects the male sex gland located underneath the bladder.  Why are the numbers so high?  Well the answer is simple. ...

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