Health Watch from Britannia covers 10 common health problems on board ship

In its latest publication “Health Watch” from Britannia P&I, the Club observed that over the past few years it had addressed a number of common health problems, both physical and mental. In the next two editions of Health Watch it is revisiting 10 such medical conditions. As well as giving some basic facts regarding the symptoms and causes of these, it also offers guidance on some simple steps that crew can take to reduce the risk of suffering from these conditions. Topics covered in the first issue include diabetes, hypertension, kidney stones and cancer.