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    5th Nov 2019

    So, how is the menopause going for you?

    It’s not a question many people ask, and yet the menopause is something that half the population has to deal with at some point. So what exactly is happening to our bodies – and our minds and libidos – when we hit the menopause, and how can we best deal with...


    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...