Latest Press Releases
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.
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 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
Vantage Magazine: Issue 42
Consultant Respiratory Physician, Dr Amit Patel discusses the difference between cold and flu and when you should seek medical advice.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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).
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.
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
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.
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???.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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