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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.


Lung Cancer Awareness Month – Understanding the Myths

  November is lung cancer awareness month (LCAM) and is intended to raise awareness about the potential causes and risk factors of the disease. It also promotes the need for screening, and the importance of research to identify more effective treatments.   Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK, with over…


National Alcohol Awareness Week

  This week, Alcohol Change UK are holding Alcohol Awareness Week.  This is a week dedicated to raising awareness and campaigning for change.  It is a chance for the UK to get thinking about drinking.   The theme for Alcohol Awareness Week 2020 is Alcohol and mental health, focusing on the links between the two…


Snoring and Sleep Apnoea, with Mr Prasad Kothari

Snoring affects 35 to 45 per cent of men and 15 to 30 per cent of women, whereas sleep apnoea, also known as obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), is less common, affecting only three to five per cent of adults. Mr Prasad Kothari, Consultant ENT Surgeon, tells us what can be done to help individuals (and their partners) get a better night’s sleep.