One Healthcare News


A warm welcome to Cecille Pelagio, Outpatients Lead at One Hatfield Hospital

The staff team at One Hatfield Hospital are delighted to welcome Cecille Pelagio, our new Outpatients Lead. Cecille has been a registered nurse for 20 years and has a background in respiratory care and rehabilitation. She joins us from Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, a rehabilitation hospital in Welwyn, where she was a Ward Sister for six years.


Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 2021

  This week marks Cervical Cancer Prevention Week which is an opportunity to raise awareness on the risks of cervical cancer, and help people learn how they can reduce their risk of developing the disease.   Cervical cancer is the 14th most common cancer in women, with approximately 3,200 new cancers every year.  It is…


Children’s Hearing Assessments, with Mrs Fiona Bateson, Consultant Audiologist

One Hatfield Hospital are pleased to offer a special package price of £275 for children’s hearing assessments (age 3 to 16). If you have any concerns about your child’s hearing, you have been waiting a long time for an NHS referral, or would like your child to have the routine hearing assessment recommended at age 4 to 5*, our Consultant Audiologist can help.


The Role of Independent Healthcare During the COVID-19 Outbreak

  Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Helmut Zahn, Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at One Ashford Hospital   Over the past few months, healthcare in the United Kingdom has been put under enormous pressure by the Coronavirus outbreak. Because of the unknown nature of this new predator, drastic action had to be taken, in order to…


Verso Stemless Bone Preserving Reverse Shoulder Replacement with Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Jai Relwani

  Every year, several conventional total shoulder replacements are successfully performed in the UK for patients with shoulder arthritis. This type of surgery, however, is less beneficial for patients with large rotator cuff tears who have developed a complex type of shoulder arthritis called “cuff tear arthropathy.” For these patients, a conventional total shoulder replacement…


Wide Awake Surgery with Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Chris James

  Following the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, the safety of our patients is becoming even more crucial than ever. Where previous operations were mostly performed asleep under general anaesthetic, medical advances have made it possible to now operate with patients awake during their procedure. This is carried out via injections at the top of…


Total and Partial Knee Replacement – Common questions answered by Mr Tarique Parwez

There are two types of primary knee replacement surgery – total knee replacement and partial knee replacement. Mr Tarique Parwez, Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery answers some commonly asked questions to explain the difference between the two procedures, when surgery would be advised and how long it will take to resume normal activities after surgery.