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Title - Patient Initiated Follow-Up (Newton Hospital)Description - Patient Initiated Follow-Up (PIFU) is a process which allows patients to arrange their own follow up appointments for their condition as and when they need them, rather than booking routine follow up appointments at regular intervals.
- Nursing Directorate
- Nutrition and Dietetics
Title - Dietary Management of Diabetic GastroparesisDescription - Gastroparesis is a chronic (long-term) condition in which the stomach cannot empty itself in the normal way. It is a type of neuropathy (nerve damage) affecting the nerves which control the movement of food through the digestive tract. This can lead to a delay of food leaving the stomach.