One Healthcare News


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…


Ask the Consultant – children’s orthopaedic care

Mr Shobhit Verma is the only orthopaedic consultant in the area who focuses exclusively on paediatrics, offering babies, children and adolescents highly specialised operative and non-operative management of a wide range of routine and complex conditions.


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…


Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS)

  Commonly known as ‘shin splints’, medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is an exertional lower leg pain, seen in athletes and those starting or returning to activities.  There is often angst about the underlying cause, when patients can safely return to activity and how to prevent recurrence.   Why does it happen? It is an…


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…


One Hatfield Autumn 2020 Newsletter

The One Hatfield Autumn 2020 Newsletter is now available to download. Packed full of the latest hospital news, treatments available, upcoming free 10 minute consultations and much more, you can download the full version here.    


Mr George Mochloulis trials new nerve monitoring technology at One Hatfield Hospital

Mr George Mochloulis, Senior Consultant ENT Surgeon specialising in head and neck surgery and thyroid surgery, was delighted to be invited to be the first, worldwide, to trial and evaluate game changing nerve monitoring technology here at One Hatfield. The new NIM® VITAL Nerve Monitoring System from Medtronic enables the surgeon to reduce the risk of vocal cord dysfunction for patients undergoing critical thyroid surgery.