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Bursary for 1st year medical students

The Directors of Cumbria Medical Services, Dr Martin White and Dr Fayyaz Chaudhri, are keen to support Cumbrian teenagers in their first year at medical school and are offering up to 5 successful applicants a £2,000 bursary for students who wish to pursue a career in medicine. This will be paid in three instalments throughout the academic […]

What is alopecia areata?

What is alopecia areata?

If you’ve seen a lot of extra hair on your pillow, brush, or shower drain, or you’ve noticed odd little bald spots in the mirror, you might have an autoimmune disorder called alopecia areata. When you have an autoimmune disease, your immune system attacks your own body. With alopecia areata, it’s the hair follicles that […]

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