Can I have an MRI if I have a pacemaker?

Can I have an MRI if I have a pacemaker?

For millions of people living with a heart condition, having a pacemaker fitted can be a vital and even life-saving step – but what happens if you need to have an MRI scan? It’s not uncommon for people to be told they can’t have an MRI scan if they have a pacemaker or implanted cardiac […]

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How to manage fatigue with a neurological condition (Part 2)

How to manage fatigue with a neurological condition (Part 2)

In part 2 of this two part blog, Aisling van der Walt offers practical advice to people living with fatigue and those supporting them.

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How to manage fatigue with a neurological condition (Part 1)

How to manage fatigue with a neurological condition (Part 1)

The first of a two part blog from Aisling van der Walt (Specialist neuro occupational therapist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queen Square), aims to offer general advice to people living with fatigue alongside a neurological condition, and those supporting them.

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What happens when you have an MRI scan?

Having an MRI scan for the first time can, understandably, be daunting. Queen Square carries out thousands of MRI scans each year – the majority being brain scans – and supporting patients through every stage of the process is very important to us. We’ve put together this guide to address some key points and help […]

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What Type of Headache Do I Have?

Dr Manjit Matharu explains why getting the correct headache diagnosis is so important It might seem that treating headaches is simple: Take painkillers and wait for the pain to pass. Yet, a lot of people are living with chronic and severe headaches, causing a significant impact on their quality of life. The good news is, […]

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QSIC attends the 56th annual meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR)

Fiona Vicary, superintendent radiographer from the Queen Square Imaging Centre, was pleased to attend the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR) in Vancouver from June 2nd to June 7th 2018.  As always, the meeting provided a fantastic programme of speakers and discussions which covered a wide and diverse range of topics […]

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