One Healthcare News


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…


Understanding Parathyroid Disease with Mr Ali Al-lami

Mr Ali Al-lami, Consultant ENT/ Head and neck surgeon at One Ashford Hospital gives an insight into the parathyroid glands, their function and their common disorders.   What are parathyroid glands? The parathyroid glands are the smallest endocrine (hormone producing) glands in the body. They are located in the neck next to another endocrine gland…


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…


The Urology Foundation: Advancing Urological Care and Research

The Urology Foundation was established in 1994 with the objective of addressing urological disorders and their impact on the lives of millions of individuals. The foundation operates under the belief that everyone has the right to urological health and endeavours to promote and fund the best urological care and research. Research Funding and Grants One…


Understanding and Managing Issues of the Upper Limb

  Pain in the upper limb, comprising the shoulder, elbow, hand, and wrist, is a prevalent concern that can significantly affect one’s quality of life. Whether caused by overuse, injury, or underlying medical conditions, upper limb pain deserves careful attention and proactive management. In this article, we will delve into the top three issues that…


Breast Augmentation vs. Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

Breast augmentation and breast lift (mastopexy) are two distinct cosmetic procedures aimed at enhancing the appearance of the breasts. While both procedures can improve the overall aesthetics of the breasts, they address different concerns and achieve different outcomes. Breast Augmentation Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure designed to enhance the size and shape of the…


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…


What are Spinal Injections?

  Spinal injections are common medical procedures used to deliver medication directly into the spine. They play a crucial role in managing various types of back and neck pain, allowing patients to find relief and improve their quality of life and regain functionality. What types of Spinal Injections are available? A spinal injection involves the…


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…