One Ashford News


Reopening of Outpatient Clinics from Monday 15th June 20

  One Ashford Hospital is pleased to announce we will be reopening our Outpatient clinics from Monday 15th June for Private consultations.  Over the last 12 weeks we have been working directly with the NHS to treat and care for cancer patients as we remained a COVID free hospital. In order for us to continue…


Arthritis and Knee Replacement Surgery with Mr Simon Ellis

  Mr Simon Ellis, Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital provides insight into knee arthritis and when to consider knee replacement surgery.   Suffering from knee arthritis can be an extremely limiting condition.  In general, symptoms include gradually increasing knee pain and gradually deteriorating function.  In the early stages, it is often possible…


Psychophysical Education and Alexander Technique at One Ashford Hospital

  Psychophysical Education is a mindful, educational approach to everyday activity that enhances wellbeing and can help reduce chronic pain and improve clinical symptoms.  It is based on a holistic concept of human function, and an understanding of our sense of self. What do we mean by a holistic concept of human function? Though we…


Consultant ENT Surgeon Miss Codruta Neumann and ENT Masterclass

  Ms Codruta Neumann has been a member of ENT Masterclass faculty since 2014 and this autumn she was very busy lecturing around the world.   ENT Masterclass is a training organisation that delivers ENT teaching for free to more than 2,500 healthcare professionals worldwide.  Ear nose and throat surgeons, general practitioners and senior nurses…


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at home and in the workplace with Mr Chris James

  Mr Chris James, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital explains more on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, along with treatment options available at the hospital.   What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is extremely common and affects up to 10% of the UK adult population. It usually presents with…


Is it time to get your hearing tested? Hearbase can help

  Hearbase is Kent’s largest independent hearing company.  For more than 25 years they have delivered quality hearing and balance services from a range of locations in East Kent and South East London.  Hearbase are now based at One Ashford Hospital, providing free hearing tests for anyone who has concerns with their hearing.  Hearbase apply…


World Antibiotics Awareness Week. Act Now.. Protect Tomorrow

  Antibiotics are medicines which are used to prevent and treat bacterial infections.  Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria change in response to the use of these medicines.  Antibiotics are a precious resource, so it is important to get the right advice before taking them.  This not only ensures you and your family get the best treatment,…


Menopause Clinic Launches at One Ashford Hospital

  One Ashford Hospital is pleased to launch its new Menopause Clinic, led by Miss Choy Lee, Consultant Gynaecologist   Women go through menopause when their ovaries stop producing eggs, along with the sex hormones oestrogen, progesterone and testosterone.  Sometimes known as ‘the change in life’, the average age of the menopause in the UK…


Urolift System available for the treatment of enlarged prostate

    The UroLift transprostatic implant is a clinically proven treatment for bothersome urinary symptoms associated with an enlarged prostate (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia).  The UroLift System treatment is a straightforward procedure that is performed by a Consultant Urologist.  Surgical treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) can be broadly classified as shrinking (injection of steam, prostatic artery embolisation ),…


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.  …