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The GP – Issue 40 – 15/04/2021

The GP is a brief newsletter keeping you up to date with all things KEVII. This week’s read time: 10 mins

Mr Danilo Miskovic answers common questions about bowel cancer

Bowel cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the UK. Treatment can be faster, safer and more precise if patients are diagnosed early.

As Bowel Cancer Awareness Month continues, we’d like to share a Q&A with leading colorectal surgeon Danilo Miskovic, in which he answers some common questions about bowel cancer.

Read the article

To refer a patient to our bowel cancer service, please call 020 7467 4344 or email enquiries@kingedwardvii.co.uk.

Join our colorectal cancer webinar

Date and time: Tuesday 20th April, 5:30pm

In this webinar Mr Danilo Miskovic and Mr Alexander Von Roon will offer guidance on how to manage patients with colorectal cancers and when to refer. Our panelists will also be happy to answer your questions.

Find out more and register now

Surgical WeightMatters helps patients with ‘COVesity’

The convergence of COVID with obesity increases the potential for significant health repercussions for patients who struggle with their weight.

Internationally renowned bariatric surgeon Mr Sanjay Purkayastha and Mr James Lamper (HealthMatters Group founder and leading weight loss psychotherapist) have created Surgical WeightMatters (SWM) for patients with weight issues.

SWM brings a new personalised, digital and technologically advanced offering to help your patients with weight management.

We have teamed up with Surgical WeightMatters to deliver a truly unique experience, with modern healthcare and latest research led techniques, married with a long history of excellent patient-centred care. This ground-breaking, multi-disciplinary team care is unique in the private healthcare sector.

The comprehensive team includes bariatric surgeons, metabolic physicians, cardiologists, respiratory specialists, gastroenterologists, specialised radiologists, psychotherapists specialising in eating disorders and behaviour change, bariatric dieticians, specialist nurses and enhanced recovery nurses, all available to offer a complete package of care.

Together they will create a bespoke treatment and care package that your patients feel comfortable with, focusing on realistic achievable targets and longstanding exceptional results.

Find out more about Surgical WeightMatters

To refer a patient to the service, please call 020 7467 4344 or email enquiries@kingedwardvii.co.uk.

We’ve launched a new limb trauma service

Serious limb injuries are relatively uncommon but have devastating consequences. Injuries that have been sustained as a result of an accident, sport or violence require significant expertise from the outset to maximise function and speed up recovery.

London Limb Reconstruction is our new, unique private trauma service that offers world-class, multidisciplinary and tailored care to the most complex and challenging cases of limb injury.

Our team has worked together within the NHS for ten years and, between them, manage over 150 serious limb injuries a year.

We help to restore function and quality of life to all of our patients.

Find out more

To refer a patient to our limb trauma service, please call 020 7467 4344 or email enquiries@kingedwardvii.co.uk.

We’re still open

We remain open during lockdown to provide care for private patients as we support the NHS. We urge the public to get the treatment they need, as we continue to provide safe patient care.

We’re also proud to announce that by the end of April, 80% of our staff will have received their first and second doses of the vaccine.