Hughes Syndrome – May 2018

Hughes Syndrome – May 2018

At last, successive days of hot sunny weather! Last week’s royal wedding in Windsor was bathed in glorious sunshine and clear blue skies. My plane home from Lisbon descended into Heathrow directly over Windsor Castle – we could make out the dwindling crowds lining the...
Hughes Syndrome – April 2018

Hughes Syndrome – April 2018

April, at least here in the South East of England, has continued the long, dark, wet winter.  Even Scotland is doing better than us! The good news is that our website (www.ghic.world) is now fully up and running.  The feedback from patients and from doctors globally...
Hughes Syndrome – March 2018

Hughes Syndrome – March 2018

Wet, wet, wet.  March this year, at least here in the South-East, has been dreadful – rain, cold winds, snow and most of all, grey skies.  I swear that we have had less than 10 hours of sun this month. I hate to think what the nation’s average Vit D level is this...
Hughes Syndrome – February 2018

Hughes Syndrome – February 2018

Earlier this month, I took part in the 20th ‘Ten Topics in Rheumatology’ meeting in Barcelona. Over these past 2 decades, the ‘Ten Topics London’ and ‘Ten Topics Barcelona’ meetings have nourished a very strong link between our unit at St Thomas’ Hospital (and now at...
Hughes Syndrome – January 2018

Hughes Syndrome – January 2018

January 2018 is proving a dark, rather depressing start to the year.  A number of our team have been hit by the ‘flu’ epidemic sweeping the country.  Added to which, the sun has made only rare appearances so far. Last week I gave a lecture to colleagues in Cambridge. ...