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News November 16, 2018

Smear test rates plunge: why, and what can be done about it?

Shockingly, cervical screening rates are at their lowest for two decades. Only 72% of women aged 25 to 64 are actually having the test in the recommended time frame, down from 75.4% in 2012. What are the risks of missing a smear test, why are women missing them and what can be done to improve…

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News November 16, 2018

Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch will help fund Hospital’s Pain Management Programme

New initiative secures important funding for veterans On November 15th at the Lord Mayor’s Launch Reception for the 2019 Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch, the Co-Chairmen announced a new initiative. Over the last two years, King Edward VII Hospital’s Centre for Veterans’ Health has developed – and tested – a Pain Management Programme specifically for…

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News November 9, 2018

Cataract Surgery: Tips to minimise recovery time

In this guide, consultant Ophthalmologist Mr Mark Wilkins shares his advice on recovery after cataract surgery (Phacoemulsification).
From how long you’ll need to take off work, to driving after surgery and how you can speed up your recovery, here’s everything you need to know.

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News November 2, 2018

7 practical tips for successful hip replacement recovery

A hip replacement can significantly improve your quality of life. If you are planning to have hip replacement surgery, there are steps you can take yourself to aid your recovery after your operation. Specialists from our dedicated Orthopaedic team, share their practical advice to help you get back to your best.

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News October 26, 2018

10 questions about breast cancer screening, answered

Breast cancer can affect people at any age. To get a better insight into breast screening and what to expect from a mammogram appointment, we speak with Sue Milner — Breast Services Manager, here at King Edward VII’s Hospital.

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News October 19, 2018

Guide to hernia: everything you need to know

A hernia happens because of a weakness in the muscle tissue of the abdominal wall of the body, or within the groin area. Hernias can be painful and impact day to day. Mr Barry Paraskeva, hernia specialist and surgeon here at King Edward VII’s Hospital, explains everything you need to know about the cause and treatment of hernias in this guide.

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