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Dr Victor Mendis Answers The Top 10 Back Pain FAQs

1. What is chronic pain? Chronic pain is defined as pain that lasts longer than six months. Chronic pain can be mild or excruciating, episodic or continuous, merely inconvenient or totally incapacitating. With chronic... Read more

Date: 14/12/2016

Stem Cell Therapy: Q&A with Mr Gorav Datta

What are stem cells? Stem cells have the ability to form various structures such as bone, cartilage and other tissues. Adult stem cells (MSCs) have the ability to repair and regenerate tissues more effectively. Stem... Read more

Date: 13/12/2016

Faster, Stronger and...Older!

There has never been a more exciting time in medicine for sports professionals and enthusiasts, say leading fitness and medical experts As the UK’s population are living longer than our predecessors 100... Read more

Date: 12/12/2016

Gender reassignment: changing bodies and lives

We recently partnered with Mediaplanet UK on the 2016 Cosmetic Solutions Campaign in The Guardian newspaper and online where Consultant Urologist James Bellringer explains how gender reassignment surgery can transorm... Read more

Date: 09/12/2016

Christmas 2016 Opening Hours

Christmas Opening Hours  Below you can see our opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period. Saturday 24 December: Close midday Sunday 25 December: Closed Monday 26 December: Closed (Bank Holiday) Tuesday... Read more

Date: 06/12/2016

Our Advent Food Bank Calendar

This winter we are supporting people facing hunger by joining the UK’s biggest food collection The Trussell Trust via the Wimbledon Food Bank. Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy... Read more

Date: 28/11/2016

Management of Acid Reflux: Q&A with Dr Deepak Suri

Q: What are the symptoms of acid reflux and how is it diagnosed? The main symptom is heartburn (a rising, burning feeling behind the chest). It can vary with posture and is often worse after eating large, fatty, or... Read more

Date: 20/10/2016

ACL Rupture: Q&A with Mr Panos Thomas

Q: Do I need surgery? Surgery is recommended to the following patient groups: Performing on a regular basis a sport involving twisting and cutting such as football, rugby, hockey, tennis, squash Younger patients... Read more

Date: 16/10/2016

One Stop Breast Clinic

 rating of ‘outstanding’ practice   With nearly 60,000 people being diagnosed annually, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the UK. With fear playing a key factor in why women... Read more

Date: 04/10/2016

One Stop Breast Clinic at Parkside Hospital

rating of ‘outstanding’ practice   With nearly 60,000 people being diagnosed annually, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the UK. With fear playing a key factor in why women don’t... Read more

Date: 04/10/2016

Importance Notice Regarding Making a Payment

Please note that contact details for making a payment have now changed.  If you have an outstanding invoice and wish to make payment, please contact our Credit Control Team which is based... Read more

Date: 16/09/2016

Advances in treating Myeloma in the UK in 2016

Mutiple myeloma is a form of blood cancer that involves malignant proliferation of immune precursor (Plasma) cells in the marrow, usually manifested by painful bone disease, kidney failure, anaemia and/or infection.   How... Read more

Date: 16/09/2016

September marks blood cancer awareness month!

Blood cancer is the fifth most common cancer in the UK.  Every 14 minutes, someone is diagnosed with blood cancer or a related disorder, that’s 104 individuals each day!   Despite its commonality,... Read more

Date: 12/09/2016

Suffering from PMT? Don’t suffer in silence

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Mr Makarand Oak answers your top FAQs on pre-menstrual tension Mr Makarand Oak, Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist The Holly Clinics: Monday AM.  Premenstrual... Read more

Date: 12/08/2016

Photodynamic Therapy Treatment

We have a new addition to our Photodynamic Therapy treatment clinic at Cancer Centre London with the upgrade of our Aktilite lamp to a larger one now covering a rectangular treatment area of 16 x 6cm. Photodynamic... Read more

Date: 03/08/2016

Photodynamic Therapy Treatment

We have a new addition to our Photodynamic Therapy treatment clinic here at Cancer Centre London with the upgrade of our Aktilite lamp to a larger one now covering a rectangular treatment area of 16 x 6cm. Photodynamic... Read more

Date: 03/08/2016

Chronic pain explained

A Physician's perspective: Dr Simon Thomson on chronic pain.   Chronic pain, lasting more than three months, is and can be a burden on peoples lives and effects individuals every day. Dr Thomson... Read more

Date: 18/07/2016

New Director of Nursing at The Holly

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Lorraine Kelly as Director of Nursing and Clinical Services at The Holly Private Hospital. Lorraine’s focus will be to maintain the high standards of... Read more

Date: 08/07/2016

New Voice Clinic at The Holly

The Holly Private Hospital is very pleased to inform you that we have launched a new Voice Clinic, led by Mr Abir Bhattacharyya, Consultant ENT Surgeon and supported by Speech Therapist Mr Tom Butler. The new... Read more

Date: 24/06/2016

Hip Impingement Q&A with Mr Gorav Datta

Q: What is Hip Impingement? Hip impingement (the technical term is Femoro-Acetabular Impingement or FAI) is caused when excess bone around the hip joint ‘impinges’ or ‘catches’ and causes pain.... Read more

Date: 24/05/2016

The Holly celebrates International Nurses Day

The nursing team at The Holly Private Hospital celebrated International Nurses Day on Thursday 12 May 2016. Started by the International Council of Nurses in 1965, International Nurses Day coincides with Florence... Read more

Date: 17/05/2016

Surgical planning using 3D printed bones

By now you’ve probably heard about 3D printing but may not be quite sure what it’s all about. Perhaps it’s something to do with architecture, engineering or medicine you may think.   One... Read more

Date: 27/04/2016

New patient administration system

New patient administration system launched at The Holly Private Hospital  The Holly Private Hospital has launched a new patient administration system. The newly upgraded web-based APAS booking system... Read more

Date: 16/02/2016

Taking care of your heart

February is National Heart Month. We spoke to Consultant Cardiologist Dr Sandy Gupta MD FRCP to find out more about healthy heart awareness.  According to the British Heart Foundation every... Read more

Date: 01/02/2016