One Ashford News


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 ), resection…


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 to…


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….