PEME NEWS: Clinic visit to 90 Fenchurch Street
At the beginning of December Dr Pedro de Guzman and Dr Jen Mendoza of Physician's Diagnostic Services Center Inc in Cebu and Dr Joselito de Guzman of Maritime Medical Laboratory Clinic in Manila visited the PEME team at the London Offices.
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We were fortunate to have three Filipino PEME clinics visit the Crew Health team at the Club office in London on Monday.
PEME advice: Hypertension
Hypertension is currently the second most frequent reason for PEME failure and the illness alone represents 8% of all unfit decisions. Hypertension is a constant cause of crew illness incidents and can lead to heart disease, stroke, vascular dementia and chronic kidney disease. In 2014 it was estimated that Hypertension cost the NHS in the UK over £2 Billion in health care services and medications.
The PEME Programme, part of UK P&I Club’s Loss Prevention department, announces an expansion of its existing clinic network to include Russia through the services of AP Companies Global Solutions, which has joined the PEME network as healthcare provider in this region.