01 June 2020
We are pleased to announce that New Victoria Hospital’s Outpatient Department has now re-opened for face-to-face consultations for all specialities. Remote video consultations also remain available if preferred and where examinations and tests are not required.
15 May 2020
Coeliac Disease is a chronic condition where your body’s immune system has an inflammatory response when you eat gluten. During the Covid-19 pandemic, it is even more important to stick to your gluten-free diet, if you have already been diagnosed with Coeliac Disease. However, if you experience symptoms, it can be challenging to seek medical advice during this time. It is Coeliac Disease Awareness Week and Dr Rishi Goel, Consultant Gastroenterologist at New Victoria Hospital, helps you to understand this condition and identify symptoms during the Coronavirus emergency.
09 April 2020
Consultants at New Victoria Hospital are now offering online consultations to patients.
25 March 2020
Following an upsurge in Covid-19 cases, New Victoria Hospital is supporting NHS England.
24 March 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19: Following guidance from Public Health England, please consider the following details before coming to New Victoria Hospital.
17 March 2020
March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Mr Michael Davis, one of our Consultant Gynaecologists at New Victoria Hospital, guides you through the most common symptoms that might be a sign of ovarian cancer. Paying attention to changes or persisting pain in your body is vital to receive prompt examinations and treatment.
12 March 2020
Dry fasting, 8 glasses of water per day and all the other popular fads to lose weight, heal conditions, clear your skin and keep you healthy, they all have their moments. Still, some of them are not scientifically-proven or, even worse, can be harmful and compromise your health. Kidneys are one of the organs most affected by lack of fluid intake. On World Kidney Day and with Hydration & Nutrition Week coming up next week, Dr Richard Hull, Consultant Nephrologist at New Victoria Hospital, provides some key information on kidney health.
07 March 2020
March for Men charity races have officially started, and Mr Pravin Menezes provides some news on the latest studies on prostate cancer (PCa). One in six men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. Many will progress to advanced disease simply because, in this century, men live longer. Men’s anxiety is compounded by the fact that prostate cancer has no visible symptoms in its early and potentially curable stages.
02 March 2020
When it comes to that time of the month, it is ok not to feel ok. You can be tired, feel sore or moody. But if you struggle to get out of bed, are in constant pain and unable to deal with your daily activities because of your period, it is not normal. During Endometriosis Awareness Month, we want to raise awareness on this often overlooked condition, and make more women aware of symptoms and treatments available. Mr Onsy Morris, one of our Consultant Gynaecologists at New Victoria Hospital, provides some important information on endometriosis and its treatments.
14 February 2020
Does your heart skip a beat or start pounding and racing every once in a while? Palpitations are quite common and can be related to your emotional state. Palpitations can be concerning, especially if you are in the middle of your Valentine’s date. But what if you experience them all year long? On Valentine’s Day, our Consultant Cardiologist Dr Roy Jogiya tells us why palpitations might happen, how to control them and when it is advisable to see a specialist.