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Christmas Opening Hours 2017

  Please see below our Outpatients Christmas opening times: Friday 22nd December - Open as normal Saturday 23rd December - Open in the morning, close at 2pm.  Sunday 24th December - Closed Monday... Read more

Date: 11/12/2017

Cancer Centre London is accredited by CHKS

  Cancer Centre London has been accredited by CHKS for its processes and standards which meet international best practice standards. Following assessment by a team of external senior healthcare professionals,... Read more

Date: 08/12/2017

Mr Mark Benson answers the top FAQs on Cataract

Mark Benson, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon What is a cataract? Cataract is a cloudiness in the lens of the eye. It makes the vision hazy, and it often causes glare and problems with reading. Reading text on... Read more

Date: 21/11/2017

What you need to know about infertility

Around 1 in 7 couples experience difficulty conceiving. Although around 84% of couples will conceive naturally within a year of trying, 3.5 million people in the UK may need help to have a baby.  If you are... Read more

Date: 10/11/2017

What to know when choosing an Orthopaedic clinic

Who wants to spend their precious spare time worrying about lingering health issues, such as joint pain or discomfort?  That is why it is essential to find an Orthopaedic clinic that is right for you, which... Read more

Date: 25/09/2017

What is hayfever and why do I get it?

Mr Samuel Jayaraj, ENT Consultant answers your frequently asked questions about hayfever What is hayfever? The medical term for hayfever 'allergic rhinitis' means inflammation in the nose due to... Read more

Date: 01/08/2017

FAQ on Eyelid Rejuvenation with Mr Konal Saha

What is Botox? Botox is a trade name for botulinum toxin. Botulinum toxin can be used to temporarily weaken the action of muscles. It has a number of uses to rejuvenate eyelids and can be used alone or in conjunction... Read more

Date: 17/05/2017

50 Years of Spinal Cord Stimulation

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Spinal Cord Stimulation. Dr Simon Thomson, Consultant in Pain Management and Neuromodulation takes part in Boston Scientific's anniversary video detailing just how... Read more

Date: 09/05/2017

Sit less and move more!

On Your Feet Britain - Convert your sitting time to standing time! Regular exercise and a balanced diet hold enormous benefits for your health, both now and in the future! Being active isn’t easy for everyone;... Read more

Date: 26/04/2017

Hay Fever

Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is often treated as the poor relation of eczema and asthma – just a bit of a seasonal inconvenience. It is an allergy to house dust, house dust mites, moulds, trees, grass pollens... Read more

Date: 26/04/2017

Bowel Cancer Signs and Symptoms

With April being Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to take the opportunity to raise awareness of the key symptoms of bowel cancer and encourage more people to discuss them with their doctor earlier.  Mr... Read more

Date: 13/04/2017

Children with leaky nose (Rhinorrhoea)

  How does it impact on the child’s routine life? It is associated with reduced quality of life because of its impact on sleep. Such children can have reduced school attendance and academic performance.... Read more

Date: 04/04/2017

Better Together

  Dr Kelleher, Consultant Medical Oncologist, was recently a guest speaker at Future Dreams' 'United for Her' ladies lunch at The Savoy.  Dr Kelleher shared her commitment to breast cancer... Read more

Date: 04/04/2017

Snoring and Sleep Apnoea Explained

  In our latest consultant FAQ, Mr Vik Veer, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon talks about two common problems that keep many of us awake at night; snoring and sleep apnoea.  So what do we mean... Read more

Date: 03/04/2017

Endometriosis: a hidden epidemic

It’s as common as diabetes, yet so few are aware of its existence, delaying diagnosis by more than nine years!   What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition where cells that behave like... Read more

Date: 09/03/2017

FAQ on Tonsillectomy with Mr Paul Stimpson

Q: Am I suffering from tonsillitis? Tonsillitis causes sore throat and is associated with high temperature and pain when swallowing. You may also have ear ache, bad breath and notice white patches on the tonsils if... Read more

Date: 03/03/2017

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in children (OSA)

Enlarged adenoids and tonsils are a major cause for disturbed sleep in children. Lack of sleep can impact growth and development of a child.   Children with large adenoids and tonsils are regular mouth breathers... Read more

Date: 02/03/2017

Beating the chill with Raynauds..

As soon as it gets cold, many with Raynaud’s desperately reach for some added warmth and security to beat the chill. Clothing is being layered on and heat packs are out and at the ready!  But what actually... Read more

Date: 03/02/2017

Do I have a hernia?

Mr Sabu Jacob, Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon answers your frequently asked questions about hernias. Mr Jacob runs a FREE hernia and varicose veins clinic at The Holly on Saturday mornings.  What... Read more

Date: 01/02/2017

It's green lights up ahead for The Chelmsford

2017 gets off to a great start as today the Care Quality Commission (CQC) published its report of The Chelmsford following an inspection in September 2016 rating us overall as “Good.”   Jill Norman,... Read more

Date: 16/01/2017