One Ashford News


Medicines Safety Week 2020

The annual Medications Safety Week forms part an international effort to raise awareness about the importance of reporting suspected adverse drug reactions with national medicines regulatory authorities from 74 countries across the globe and their stakeholders participating. The theme of the campaign is “every report counts” and can help others in the future. This #MedSafetyWeek…


Knee Injection Therapy with Mr Rohit Jain

  Mr Rohit Jain, a leading Orthopaedic Hip and Knee surgeon, practicing at One Ashford Hospital, shares his professional medical knowledge to guide you through making a confident and well-informed decision on how to approach your knee joint treatment.   What is Knee Osteoarthritis? A breakdown of cartilage leads to the process of osteoarthritis (OA). Cartilage is provided by…


Managing Anxiety During COVID-19

  When it comes to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many of us have been left feeling unsettled.  There is what you see, what you hear and after taking it all in, how you feel.  It is not unusual to feel anxious in these current circumstances that are beyond our control, and for those who already…


Bladder Cancer and Blood in Urine with Mr Milan Thomas

  Blood in Urine (Haematuria) Blood in the urine could be a sign of underlying disease of the urinary system, including bladder and kidney cancer or diseases of the kidney.  It should not be ignored and if concerned you should seek a specialist opinion from a Urologist and sometimes a kidney doctor.   Are there…


Global Handwashing Day 2020

  Global Handwashing Day is held every year on the 15th October and is dedicated to increasing awareness around handwashing.  Understanding the importance of handwashing with soap is an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases, as we all know that handwashing save lives and has never been more important than it is today with…


One Ashford Winter 2020 Newsletter

  One Ashford Hospital is pleased to release its Winter 2020 newsletter which is available to fully download here. You can find out how the hospital has adapted to meet the national guidelines for treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring your utmost safety during your stay with us. Our Consultants provide insightful information on…


World Mental Health Day

  This year, the World Mental Health Day’s campaign is to increase investment in mental health.   All of us have faced significant challenges this year with our lives changing considerably in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Over the past months, healthcare workers have faced difficult circumstances when providing care.  Many have been troubled…


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….