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News December 14, 2018

Patient stories: my ACL surgery

Our Marketing Manager here at King Edward VII’s Hospital, Barney Baxendale, recently underwent ACL knee surgery. Here he shares his experience with us to give you an insight into what it’s like.

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News December 7, 2018

The latest advancements in hernia mesh repair

Here we speak to Mr Barry Paraskeva, hernia specialist and surgeon here at King Edward VII’s Hospital. He shares the latest insights into hernia treatment, and explains more about hernia repair using surgical mesh.

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News November 23, 2018

Preparing for ski season: Common ski injuries and how to prevent them

If you’re an avid skier you’ll know it can be a fun and hugely exhilarating pastime. However, skiing can also be classed as an extreme sport. And for good reason too. Consultant Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon Mr Sam Oussedik explains what the most common ski injuries are and how you can help prepare yourself for ski season to reduce your risk of injury.

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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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