One Hatfield News


A Guide to Hearing Assessments for Children

  As parents, we always strive to ensure the well-being and proper development of our children. One essential aspect of this is their ability to hear clearly and effectively. However, sometimes it can be challenging to determine whether a child is experiencing hearing difficulties, especially at a young age. This is where hearing assessments come…


Understanding Tinnitus: Symptoms and Management

  Have you ever experienced a ringing, buzzing, or humming sound in your ears with no external source? If so, you may be one of the millions of people worldwide who suffer from tinnitus. Tinnitus is a common condition characterised by the perception of noise in the ears or head without any external stimulus.  …


A Guide to Preventing Winter Sports Injuries

  At this time of year many enthusiasts eagerly embrace the slopes for a thrilling dose of winter sports. However, it’s crucial to be mindful of the potential risks associated with these activities and take proactive measures to prevent injuries. As a hospital we have seen our fair share of preventable injuries that take places…


Winter Sports Injuries

  With winter sports season firmly underway, medical facilities across the UK and beyond are on high alert, anticipating a large influx of patients presenting with injuries sustained on the slopes. New research reveals that a third of people taking their first winter sports holiday risk serious injury because they are often not sufficiently in…


The Importance of Prostate Health and Why Every Man Should Get Checked

  Prostate health is a critical aspect of men’s overall well-being, and yet it often takes a back seat in the realm of men’s health discussions. Ignoring the health of your prostate can have serious consequences, but the good news is that with early detection and proper care, many prostate issues can be effectively managed…


Phoenix Hospital Group announces agreement to acquire One Healthcare

      Phoenix Hospital Group, one of the UK’s leading independent healthcare providers, today announces that an agreement has been reached for it to acquire One Healthcare, the operator of both One Ashford Hospital and One Hatfield Hospital.   The acquisition, which remains subject to a small number of formalities, follows a period of…


Reclaim Your Confidence with a Transformative Mummy Makeover

  Are you a woman who has experienced the joys of motherhood? If so you know how remarkable and life-changing it can be. However, the physical toll pregnancy and childbirth can take on your body is undeniable. That’s where the Mummy Makeover comes in – a transformative journey that can help you regain your pre-pregnancy…


Varicose Vein FAQ’s with Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Mr Michael Guest

    Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Mr Michael Guest answers some of the most frequently asked questions regarding varicose veins.   What are Varicose Veins? Varicose veins are a common condition affecting around 30 percent of people in the UK alone. They are defined by big, twisted and often blue or purple prominent veins close to…


Prostate Cancer – The Basics

  Professor Nikhil Vasdev, Consultant Urological and Robotic Surgeon  What is Prostate Cancer? Prostate Cancer develops when cells in the prostate start growing in an uncontrolled manner. Some prostate cancers grow very slowly to cause issues over a long period of time, but some may grow very quickly and spread.   How common is prostate…


In Discussion with Mr C P Lim: Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain

      Mr C P Lim, Consultant Gynaecological Surgeon and Endometriosis Specialist    Mr C P Lim gives us a broad insight into Endometriosis, pelvic pain, associated signs and symptoms and more.   What is Endometriosis?   When women have periods, they bleed from the lining of the womb.  For reasons often unexplained, tissue similar…