Latest Press Releases

Latest Press Releases

Battling the Elements: Common injuries sustained by Snowboarders12 February 2014: Battling the Elements: Common injuries sustained by Snowboarders

Vantage Magazine: Issue 44

Snowboarders have both their feet strapped to their board, meaning
whenever they fall, their natural instinct is to put their hands out
to break the impact. Because of this wrist fractures are the most common injuries sustained by snowboarders. Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Mr Sam Gidwani from the London Hand & Wrist Unit explains how to prevent and treat wrist injuries.

Feeling it in your fingers? Mr Greg O'Toole11 February 2014: Feeling it in your fingers? Mr Greg O'Toole

Vantage Magazine: Issue 43

Consultant Hand Surgeon, Mr Greg O’ Toole and Specialist Hand Therapist, Melita Ryan, discuss hand conditions that can flare up in cold weather including Raynald's and Mallet Finger

The Heart of the Matter: Dr Tim Lebens11 February 2014: The Heart of the Matter: Dr Tim Lebens

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 28

During February, National Heart Month, Private GP Dr Tim Lebens discusses the symptoms, testing and treatments to help keep your heart healthy

It's Cold Outside: Dr Amit Patel31 January 2014: It's Cold Outside: Dr Amit Patel

Vantage Magazine: Issue 42

Consultant Respiratory Physician, Dr Amit Patel discusses the difference between cold and flu and when you should seek medical advice.

Peaks and Falls: Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries: Mr Rajeev Sharma13 December 2013: Peaks and Falls: Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries: Mr Rajeev Sharma

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 27

At the start of the Ski and Snowboard season Consultant Orthopaedic and Upper-Limb Surgeon Mr Rajeev Sharma discusses common upper limb injuries that can occur, with a focus on the wrist and shoulder area.

Safety on the Slopes: Mr Chinmay Gupte13 December 2013: Safety on the Slopes: Mr Chinmay Gupte

Vantage Magazine: Issue 41

Mr Chinmay Gupte, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon from The Wellington Knee Unit, discusses the causes and treatments for ski-related injuries to the knee.

The Signs and Symptoms of Mouth Cancer: Mr Luke Cascarini01 November 2013: The Signs and Symptoms of Mouth Cancer: Mr Luke Cascarini

Vantage Magazine: Issue 40

Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Mr Luke Cascarini answers the most common questions on the signs, symptoms and treatments of mouth cancer

Knowing the Symptoms of Prostate Cancer01 November 2013: Knowing the Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 26

Dr Tim Lebens, Private GP at The Wellington Hospital, explains how easy it is to know the signs and seek treatment for Prostate Cancer.

Every man: Men’s health and the Importance of Self Examination11 October 2013: Every man: Men’s health and the Importance of Self Examination

Vantage Magazine: Issue 39

Following Blue September and in the run up to Movember, men’s health and the importance of self examination are hot topics. Mr Amir Kaisary, Consultant Urologist at The Wellington Hospital, discusses the best way to check for lumps and the symptoms you should be aware of.

Anyone for Squash: Avoiding Injuries11 October 2013: Anyone for Squash: Avoiding Injuries

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 25

Want to avoid squash injuries? Consultant Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons at the Wellington Foot and Ankle Unit, Mr Nicholas Cullen
and Mr Andy Goldberg, take a look at the sport and offer their helpful tips

 

See the Signs: Step by Step Guide to Self Examination01 October 2013: See the Signs: Step by Step Guide to Self Examination

Mayfair Magazine: Issue 24

Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon, Mr Debashis Ghosh, from The Breast Care Unit at The Wellington Hospital presents a step-by-step guide on self examinations and the lifestyle changes that could reduce your risk of breast cancer.

Think Pink: Checking Your Breasts01 October 2013: Think Pink: Checking Your Breasts

Vantage Magazine St Johns Wood: Issue 38

Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic surgeons, Miss Joanna Franks and Miss Jennifer Gattuso from the Breast Care Unit at The Wellington Hospital provide a quick guide to checking your breasts regularly. Whilst Dr Lisa Anderson, Private GP discusses lifestyle changes to help reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Work Life Balance: Dr Lisa Anderson01 August 2013: Work Life Balance: Dr Lisa Anderson

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 23

In our ever-busy world it can be difficult to find that happy medium between our professional and personal lives. Dr Lisa Anderson from The Wellington Hospital talks about the effects of stress and how to achieve balance. 

On the Run: Mr Vikas Khanduja31 July 2013: On the Run: Mr Vikas Khanduja

Vantage Magazine St Johns Wood: Issue 37

Running is a sport with a growing following of people od all ages, seeking to improve their fitness and health. Mr Vikas Khanduja, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Wellington Hospital, discusses common hip problems that runners encounter and the simple steps to prevent injuries

Knowledge is Power: Dr Tim Lebens01 July 2013: Knowledge is Power: Dr Tim Lebens

The Mayfair Magazine Issue:22

It is well documented that men visit their doctors less frequently than women, but biting the bullet can mean getting expert help in treating common ailments, such as hair loss, with ease. In July's Mayfair Magazine Dr Tim Lebens, Private GP at the Platinum Medical Centre, discusses some available options.

Anyone for Tennis: Dr Cath Spencer-Smith30 June 2013: Anyone for Tennis: Dr Cath Spencer-Smith

Vantage Magazine St Johns Wood: Issue 36

Dr Cath Spencer-Smith is a Sport and Exercise Medicine Physician at The Wellington Hospital who has worked at both the Olympic and Commonwealth Games. She breaks down the main causes of tennis injuries, taking a close look at the tennis serve. 

Improving Sports Performance: Screening and Sports Medicine01 June 2013: Improving Sports Performance: Screening and Sports Medicine

Vantage Magazine St Johns Wood: Issue 35

Triathlons aren’t a sport for the faint hearted. Usually consisting of three disciplines; swimming, running and cycling, it pushes its competitors hard, so avoiding injuries and conditioning your body are important aspects for beginners as well as regular athletes. The Wellington Hospital takes a closer look at a bespoke way of improving sports performance.

Survival of the Fittest: Dr Usamah Jannoun01 June 2013: Survival of the Fittest: Dr Usamah Jannoun

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 21

Dr Usamah Jannoun, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at The Wellington Hospital, takes a look at tennis and how to avoid injuries whatever your age.

Suit You, Sir: Mr William Bartlett01 June 2013: Suit You, Sir: Mr William Bartlett

Vantage Hampstead: Issue 35

Bespoke knee replacements can now be built exactly to fit individual patient’s knees, reproducing the pre-arthritic shape, size and contour of the joint. Mr William Bartlett Orthopaedic Surgeon discusses this advancement in technology, available at The Wellington Hospital. This technology is expected to help knee replacements perform better for longer

Cervical Screening Awareness: The Benefits & Limitations31 May 2013: Cervical Screening Awareness: The Benefits & Limitations

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 20

The Wellington Hospital discusses the benefits and limitations of cervical screening for Cervical Screening Awareness Week 9 - 15 June. Also in this article Dr Shauna Mukherjee, Private GP at The Wellington Hospital discusses Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT).

Cycle Safe in London and Different Types of Headaches 30 April 2013: Cycle Safe in London and Different Types of Headaches

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 19

Cycling accidents are unpredictable. This month The Wellington Hospital exploeres the importance of wearing a helmet. Also included in this page Dr Lisa Anderson, Private GP at the Platinumm Medical Centre discusses different types of headaches.

Knee to Know: Mr Howard Ware & patient Clare Starling give their views30 April 2013: Knee to Know: Mr Howard Ware & patient Clare Starling give their views

Vantage St Johns Wood & Hampstead: Issue 33

Mr Howard Ware is director of the private Knee Unit at The Wellington Hospital. As an orthopaedic consultant, he specialises in all forms of knee surgery including joint replacement and ligament surgery. Article includes an interview with a former patient of Mr Ware, Claire Starling who had a bilateral knee replacement four years ago and couldn’t be happier with the results

A Joint Venture: Dr Matthew Adler05 March 2013: A Joint Venture: Dr Matthew Adler

Vantage Hampstead: Issue 33

It may sound like a disease from the Middle Ages, but gout is still a problem today, associated with high blood pressure, type two diabetes and obesity, says Dr Matthew Alder. Often aggravated by a rich diet - hence its royal associations - joint pain is an early symptom.

Right Before Your Eyes: Mr Allon Barsam05 March 2013: Right Before Your Eyes: Mr Allon Barsam

Vantage Magazine St Johns Wood: Issue 34

Your eyes and vision are precious and you shouldn't make any compromises when it comes to eye surgery. The decision to have vision correction surgery is an important one that you should make after carefully considering the options available, says Mr Allon Barsam???.

On the slopes: Mr Richard Carrington01 March 2013: On the slopes: Mr Richard Carrington

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 18

Knee injuries on the slopes are common - Consultant Orthopaedic Specialist, Mr Richard Carrington, of The Wellington Knee Unit explains how to avoid injuries and what to do should you take a tumble while skiing. 

Helping Hand: London Hand & Wrist Unit01 March 2013: Helping Hand: London Hand & Wrist Unit

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 18

Mr Abhilash Jain, Prof Jagdeep Nanchahal and Mr Shehan Hettiaratchy from the London Hand & Wrist Unit take a closer look at Trigger finger. Trigger finger is a condition that affects the digits in the hand and often presents as pain at the base of the finger in the palm, particularly when trying to straighten the finger.

Brought back down to Earth: Mr Neil Tolley05 February 2013: Brought back down to Earth: Mr Neil Tolley

Vantage Magazine St Johns Wood & Hampstead Issue 32

Mr Neil Tolley, ENT, Head and Neck Surgeon at The Wellington Hospital, who was voted in the top 250 consultants in the country in January's Tatler, reveals why robotic surgery is the technique of the 21st Century.

Keeping an eye on your health: Mr Richard Packard01 February 2013: Keeping an eye on your health: Mr Richard Packard

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 17

Unlike visits to the dentist, regular visits to an eye specialist are rare. But, just like your mouth, your eyes hold key information about the state of your health. Unless you wear glasses or require regular visits for conditions such as glaucoma or diabetes, the health of your eyes isn't likely to be on your radar - but it should be. Mr Richard Packard takes a closer look at Eye Health.

Too much of Something: Dr Deepak Suri16 January 2013: Too much of Something: Dr Deepak Suri

The Mayfair Magazine: Issue 16

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common digestive condition, which can be triggered by bad eating habits over the festive season. IBS, though very common, can be debilitating when left unmanaged. Dr Deepak Suri discusses the sydrome.

Listen, Hear: Mr Elliot Benjamin02 January 2013: Listen, Hear: Mr Elliot Benjamin

Vantage Magazine Hampstead: Issue 29

Consultant ENT Surgeon, Mr Elliot Benjamin looks at Glue Ear, a common condition in children, which can be prevalent during the winter months. Mr Elliot was listed in the Tatler's Top 250 Consultants for 2013.

Tunnel Vision: Mr Ian Winspur02 January 2013: Tunnel Vision: Mr Ian Winspur

Vantage Magazine St Johns Wood: Issue 29

Mr Ian Winspur, Consultant Hand & Wrist Surgeon, explains what it could mean if you experience numberness or tingling in your hands