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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.


Could you be a blood stem cell donor?

One Hatfield Hospital is helping to raise awareness of Arya’s search for a matching blood stem cell donor.  Registering to become a potential stem cell donor is easy, and you can help save a life.


Medicines Safety Week 2020

The annual Medications Safety Week forms part an international effort to raise awareness about the importance of reporting suspected adverse drug reactions with national medicines regulatory authorities from 74 countries across the globe and their stakeholders participating. The theme of the campaign is “every report counts” and can help others in the future. This #MedSafetyWeek…


Endoscopic Spinal Surgery, with Mr Mohamed Ahmed

Mr Mohamed Ahmed, Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon is interested in the use of endoscopic spinal surgery (keyhole surgery) using the latest advanced techniques to help patient recover quickly and with a good outcome.


Knee Injection Therapy with Mr Rohit Jain

  Mr Rohit Jain, a leading Orthopaedic Hip and Knee surgeon, practicing at One Ashford Hospital, shares his professional medical knowledge to guide you through making a confident and well-informed decision on how to approach your knee joint treatment.   What is Knee Osteoarthritis? A breakdown of cartilage leads to the process of osteoarthritis (OA). Cartilage is provided by…


Managing spine care during coronavirus, with Mr Dimpu Bhagawati, Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon

  Mr Dimpu Bhagawati’s article in The Guardian’s health supplement ‘Managing spine care during coronavirus’ is available to read in full.   On 10 October 2020 Mr Dimpu Bhagawati, Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon, was featured in The Guardian’s weekend health supplement.  You can read the article in full here. Mr Bhagawati offers his patients full access…