October 2021 Volume 15 Number 9

British Journal of

Healthcare Assistants

For HCAs and assistant practitioners


CLINICAL The skin: largest organ of the body Rare health conditions 51: Aarskog syndrome, Adie syndrome, autoimmune hepatitis, Fowler’s syndrome

PROFESSIONAL How do I know if I am a good HCA? You’re hired: healthcare apprenticeships in the UK

HEALTH MATTERS Editorial: Women in healthcare World mental health, your mental health Case management to give holistic care Last page. De-stress indoor garden opens at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

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