One Ashford News


One Ashford Physiotherapist runs the London Marathon – virtually!

  The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has seen the majority of sporting events either cancelled or postponed, but the London Marathon managed to go ahead at the weekend, even if it did involve a bit of creative thinking!  So to celebrate its 40th anniversary, this years’ marathon was held virtually.   One Ashford Hospital’s…


Ensuring the Continued Safety of our Patients at all Times

    Your safety is our number one priority. We understand that you may be worried about visiting us, but we want to reassure you that we’ve put safety measures in place to make our hospital COVID-19 secure. These changes were guided by the UK government, Public Health England (PHE), and our Infection Prevention team….


Management and Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis with Mr Bal Dhinsa

  Mr Bal Dhinsa, Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon at One Ashford Hospital discusses plantar fasciitis and management and treatment for the condition.   Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain.  It is inflammation of the sheet of tissue (plantar fascia), that forms the arch of the foot, going from the heel to the toes….


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,…