Published: 25 March 2020
Following an upsurge in Covid-19 cases, New Victoria Hospital is supporting NHS England.
Published: 24 March 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19: Following guidance from Public Health England, please consider the following details before coming to New Victoria Hospital.
Published: 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.
Published: 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.
Published: 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.
Published: 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.
Published: 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.
Published: 13 February 2020
We are offering free mini consultations for Plastic, Bariatric (Weight loss) and Vein Surgery
Published: 07 February 2020
“Cold hands, warm heart”, they say. But for some people, cold hands, and often feet, are signs for a more serious condition. Winter is usually the worst time of the year for people suffering from Raynaud’s Syndrome. During Raynaud’s Awareness Month, Dr Shahid Jawed, Consultant Rheumatologist at New Victoria Hospital, provides some guidance on how to manage this annoying condition.
Published: 03 February 2020
Ringing, buzzing, clicking, hissing or whooshing in your ears? You are not alone. Tinnitus is an ailment more common than you think, and it can compromise the quality of your life. Oddly enough, the more you focus on it to make it go away, the worse it gets. Here is some information on the causes of tinnitus and a list of 7 things that can make it easier to live with tinnitus, provided by Mr Parag Patel, ENT Surgeon at New Victoria Hospital.