One Ashford News


World Menopause Day 2019 with Miss Choy Lee

  October 18th is World Menopause Day.  The first World Menopause Day started on October 18th, 2016 one year after the publication of the first guidelines for the diagnosis and management of the menopause by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence.  Since then, World Menopause Day has been held on October 18th every year.  …


Mr Bal Dhinsa discusses common foot & ankle injuries in amateur athletes

Mr Bal Dhinsa, Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital addresses common foot and ankle injuries which are often seen with amateur athletes.    Lateral Ligament Injury This typically occurs when the foot is rolled inwards, either from a mis-step or following a tackle. The injury tends to be worse if the foot…


One Ashford raises money for local charity ‘Find a Voice’

  Today, we were delighted to present a cheque for £300 to Find a Voice who are a small, community focused local charity, supporting both adults and children who suffer from a severe speech or communication difficulty.  The charity which was set up in 1996 provides advice, support and loans of specialist equipment free of charge…


Knee Replacement – Fact vs. Fiction with Mr Chan Jeer

  The knee is the largest hinge joint within the body and over 70,000 knee replacements are carried out in England and Wales each year.  Mr Chan Jeer, Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital explains treatment options available, before requiring knee replacement surgery and what the future holds for those who undergo the procedure….


What is Blepharoplasty?

Blepharoplasty surgery is now available at One Ashford Hospital, but what exactly does it involve?   Consultant Plastic Surgeon Miss Anita Hazari explains what is involved in cosmetic eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) and what you can expect from the procedure.   Blepharoplasty Surgery The skin loses its elasticity and our muscles slacken with age. For the eyelids…


Exciting times ahead with the appointment of our new Outpatient Manager

  One Ashford Hospital is delighted to announce the appointment of Esther Tanton as our new Outpatient Manager.   Esther initially joined One Ashford as a bank nurse in 2018, working in Pre-Assessment. In February 2019, she took on a permanent role in the same department as a full-time junior sister. Esther found this to…


One Ashford ENT Consultant teaches pioneering surgery

    This summer has been a busy academic one for Ms Codruta Neumann, ENT surgeon at One Ashford Hospital.  She taught ear surgery in Romania to ENT specialists at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca.           Ms Neumann then went on to present her results to the international ear…


Non-Surgical Face Lifts now available at One Ashford Hospital

  We are delighted to announce that Dr Deborah McManners is now offering Non-Surgical Face Lifting treatment at One Ashford Hospital.   Non-Surgical Face Lift – What is it and what does it do? Most of us are aware of what a face lift is, but what do we know about non-surgical face lifts?  Are…


Back Pain: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

  More and more people are suffering with back, neck and muscular disorders in the UK today. The impact on our working life is increasing with more than 31 million working days lost at a cost of £14bn to the economy.   Most people will experience an episode of acute back pain at some point,…


Abdominoplasty Explained by Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Miss Anita Hazari

  Abdominoplasty with Miss Anita Hazari   Miss Anita Hazari, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital explains more about Abdominoplasty, what the procedure involves and what you can expect before and after your surgery.   What is Abdominoplasty? Abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is a major surgical procedure wherein the excess skin…