Josephine Fagan

Josephine Fagan

Josephine works as a doctor in urgent and primary care. She’s also a bit of a globetrotter, is working on her first novel, and loves the colour purple.


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Skin cancer – why all the fuss?

To mark Sun Awareness Week, we asked Dr Josephine Fagan to give Standard Issue readers the skin cancer facts.
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Endometriosis – why all the fuss?

As it's Endometriosis Awareness Week we asked Dr Josephine Fagan to give us the lowdown on a condition that affects an estimated two million women in the UK, though many aren't even aware that they have it.
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Bowel cancer – why all the fuss?

Caught early, this disease has an excellent cure rate, but people with tell-tale symptoms are often too scared or embarrassed to seek help. Dr Josephine Fagan gives us the facts.
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Ebola – why all the fuss?

As passenger screening extends to Manchester and Birmingham airports and the epidemic continues apace in Africa, Dr Josephine Fagan puts the facts into context.
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Measles – why all the fuss?

An outbreak of measles in California, which has spread to 14 US states, has brought the disease back into the spotlight and reopened the row about vaccination. Dr Josephine Fagan gives us the facts.
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Fanny Terrorism

Why, asks Dr Josephine Fagan, are more and more women resorting to surgery in a bid for a so-called ‘designer vagina’?
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Alcoholism – why all the fuss?

According to Alcohol Concern, more than 10 million British adults are drinking more than the recommended guidelines, with an annual estimated cost to the NHS of £3.5 billion. Dr Josephine Fagan gives us the facts.
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Checking your boobs – why all the fuss?

Breast cancer is by far the most common form of cancer in women, which is why it’s crucial to keep an eye (and your hands) on your mammaries. Dr Josephine Fagan gives us the lowdown.
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AIDS – why all the fuss?

To mark AIDS Awareness Week, we asked Dr Josephine Fagan to give Standard Issue readers the facts about HIV and AIDS.