Men’s Health Week

What is Men’s Health Week? Men’s Health Week runs every year in the week leading up to Father’s Day.  It’s a time to bring awareness to health issues that disproportionately affect men and raise awareness of problems men may have or could develop. Knowledge is power when it comes to health, and we want men […]

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Could I have bladder cancer?

 – Simon Woodhams, Consultant Urologist  Bladder cancer can be serious, so early detection is really important. Seeking expert advice is often the best course of action. If you are concerned, you should either see your GP or – if you would prefer a private healthcare route – book a video appointment with a specialist here […]

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Post Pregnancy Bladder Leaks

– Angela Birnie, Consultant Urologist   As many mums will tell you, some things are not quite the same after giving birth. Pregnancy and birth can cause significant changes in a woman’s body, both during pregnancy and postpartum.  One of the more unpleasant of these potential changes is urinary incontinence. You may hear jokes about […]

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Prostate Cancer

–  Barney Chappell, Consultant Urologist Roughly 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime, and the risk increases with age – if you are aged 50 and over, you should be especially alert to the risk. There are now many more options for diagnosing and treating prostate cancer – a consultation with […]

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Kidney Stones

–  Dan Magrill, Consultant Urologist Just over 10% of people in the UK will suffer from kidney stones before the age of 70. Consulting a specialist is therefore very worthwhile – a twenty-minute consultation can help establish your risk level, arrange any necessary tests, and get an appropriate referral. As with most conditions, it is […]

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Can I see a doctor over video link?

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a global shock, bringing grief and suffering on a scale few could have imagined beforehand. The impact on healthcare services and healthcare professionals across the world has also been huge with many stretched to breaking point and beyond. Even in those countries with high levels of vaccination and with the […]

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