Published: 25 November 2020
Movember may tend to focus on diseases that exclusively affect men, such as prostate or testicular cancer, but do you know that 1 in 10 men aged 50 have a heart age 10 years older than they are? Heart disease mortality is higher in men. Dr Manav Sohal, Consultant Cardiologist at New Victoria Hospital, shares some key facts about cardiovascular risk in men and how to keep your heart healthy.
Published: 10 November 2020
November is the month dedicated to raising awareness for men’s health. Often talks and social media campaigns are focused on prostate cancer, but it is also important to speak about testicular cancer. Testicular cancer, although rare, doesn’t have to be overlooked, especially by young men. Mr Kostantinos Charitopoulos, Urological Surgeon at New Victoria Hospital, tells you which symptoms you should pay attention to and why is it so important to check your testicles regularly.
Published: 03 November 2020
We hope you are all well and keeping safe whilst absorbing the news of a second lockdown put in place by the Government.
We would like to reassure all our patients that New Victoria Hospital will continue to be open.
Published: 22 October 2020
Patient empowerment is essential both as a process and outcome. Breast patients, Mona and Andrea, share their experience at New Victoria’s One-Stop Breast Clinic, highlighting the importance of making informed decisions.
Published: 06 October 2020
According to the current UK guidelines for breast cancer screening, mammography is recommended for all women between 50 and 71 years old, every 3 years. Some areas increase the age range to 47 to 73 years old. Breast cancer risk increases with age, however, it can be useful to speak to a breast specialist at a younger age. Prof Zoe Winters, Consultant Breast Surgeon at New Victoria Hospital, talks about the importance of early diagnosis and the benefits of our One-Stop Breast Clinic.
Published: 24 September 2020
If you’re thinking about starting treatment at New Victoria Hospital, there are two main ways to pay: private medical insurance, either through an employment scheme or your own personal cover, or Self Pay.
Self Pay can be a great option for many people who are looking for personalised, fast-access care. Here are six common misconceptions about Self Pay and private healthcare.
Published: 03 September 2020
September is Urology Awareness Month and Consultant Urological Surgeon, Miss Rashmi Singh, tells you all you need to know about kidney stones. Kidney stones can be quite common in adults between 30 and 60 years old, especially in men.
Published: 31 July 2020
Aching muscles post lockdown? If you suffer from Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS), it could have got worse during the Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdown has had a distressing impact to a different extent on all of us. It was a challenging time, both mentally and physically. Find out about the treatments available and how to tackle Myofascial Pain Syndrome from New Victoria Physiotherapists and Massage Specialist Mario Moreno.
Published: 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.
Published: 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.