Health News
    8th Oct 2019

    "Knee operation gave me a new lease of life" says Shalbourne patient

    Most of us know someone who has had a knee replacement. Knees are subject to a lot of wear and tear as we age, and are also quite easily injured if we inadvertently move awkwardly, so it’s no surprise that some of us need surgica...


    24th Sep 2019

    A simple thing like the colour of your pee can flag up when you need to see your doctor

    September is Urology Awareness Month. Organised by The Urology Foundation, this awareness month aims to raise awareness of urological disease and raise money to fund research into urological conditions.

    Mr A...


    4th Sep 2019

    So, how on earth can you manage migraine attacks?

    National Migraine Awareness Week runs from 1 to 7 September.

    Here, Dr Graham Lennox, consultant neurologist with private healthcare provider Shalbourne, explains how patients can help manage their migraine attacks.

    Migraine attacks can be debil...


    10th Jun 2019

    Don’t be shy about being screened, says Shalbourne gynaecologist Miss Lalrinawmi – a simple smear test could save your life.

    Cervical Screening Awareness Week - June 2019

    There are a lot of myths around cervical screening – or what many of us know as a smear test. Those myths, together with th...


    22nd Apr 2019

    Snoring and the search for a good night's sleep

    We all know how it feels if we don't get enough sleep. Whether you are someone who snores, or have a bed-partner who snores, a poor night's sleep can have a major impact on your abillity to work and enjoy normal life.

    "Snoring is not something you...


    8th Apr 2019

    "Prostate cancer is actually the most common cancer in men."

    Rupert Beck, Consultant Urologist is urging men to find out more about male specific cancers, to discover whether they are at high risk, and what symptoms they should be looking out for.

    The Orchid Male Cancer Awareness Week takes pl...


    10th Mar 2019

    Don't let the silent thief steal your eyesight

    Glaucoma is the leading cause of sight-loss in the UK, affecting 1 in 50 people over 40. Sometimes called the "silent thief of sight" due to its gradual onset, it causes damage to the optic nerve, but often begins with no symptoms at all. And men are...