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Cosmetic surgery for the eyes

To provide our patients with a little more information about cosmetic surgery for the eyes, known as blepharoplasty, before they come and see us at One Hatfield Hospital, we asked Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon, Mr Foiz Ahmed, to tell us more about the procedure and what advice he would give to anyone considering an…


5 star rating from the Food Standards Agency

We are pleased to announce Saif Khalid, Head Chef here at One Hatfield, continues to maintain our extremely high standard of food hygiene, receiving the maximum 5 star rating following an unannounced inspection from the Food Standards Agency earlier this month.   Meals at One Hatfield are all delicious and nutritious and freshly prepared on…


Arthritis and Knee Replacement Surgery with Mr Simon Ellis

  Mr Simon Ellis, Consultant Orthopaedic Knee Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital provides insight into knee arthritis and when to consider knee replacement surgery.   Suffering from knee arthritis can be an extremely limiting condition.  In general, symptoms include gradually increasing knee pain and gradually deteriorating function.  In the early stages, it is often possible…


Psychophysical Education and Alexander Technique at One Ashford Hospital

  Psychophysical Education is a mindful, educational approach to everyday activity that enhances wellbeing and can help reduce chronic pain and improve clinical symptoms.  It is based on a holistic concept of human function, and an understanding of our sense of self. What do we mean by a holistic concept of human function? Though we…


Ask the Consultant – What is The UroLift® System?

The UroLift System is a new treatment option for patients with an enlarged prostate, a very common condition in men over the age of about 50. We asked Mr Aza Mohammed, Consultant Urological Surgeon at One Hatfield Hospital, to tell us more. What is an enlarged prostate?  An enlarged prostate is a very common condition for…


Consultant ENT Surgeon Miss Codruta Neumann and ENT Masterclass

  Ms Codruta Neumann has been a member of ENT Masterclass faculty since 2014 and this autumn she was very busy lecturing around the world.   ENT Masterclass is a training organisation that delivers ENT teaching for free to more than 2,500 healthcare professionals worldwide.  Ear nose and throat surgeons, general practitioners and senior nurses…


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at home and in the workplace with Mr Chris James

  Mr Chris James, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon at One Ashford Hospital explains more on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, along with treatment options available at the hospital.   What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is extremely common and affects up to 10% of the UK adult population. It usually presents with…


Treatment of back pain in primary care. Red flags and top tips for referral

  Mr Dimpu Bhagawati Consultant Orthopaedic & Spinal Surgeon MA (Oxon) MBBS (Lond) MRCS (Eng) MSc (Lond) FRCS (Trauma and Orthopaedics)   What would be a primary care first line treatment recommendation for back pain?   Reassurance Simply analgesia Activity medication Physiotherapy If the pain persists and is causing severe disability it may require onward…