All that sugar isn’t so sweet

By: The Wellington Team | Published: April 10, 2014

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At the beginning of March, the World Health Organization (WHO) released draft guidelines in which they called for a review of their 2002 recommendation. With slashes to guideline daily amounts (GDA) and claims that your sugar fix is as addictive as tobacco, what has caused this sudden media sugar rush?

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IBS Awareness Month

By: The Wellington Team | Published: April 2, 2014

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During April we celebrate IBS Awareness Month, as IFFDG (The International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders) aim to educate the public about IBS diagnosis, treatment, and how this condition can affect a person’s quality of life. In the UK an estimated 10-20 per cent of the population…

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Meet the Team | Dr Darren Mockler, Neuropsychologist

By: The Wellington Team | Published: March 27, 2014

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The Neuropsychology department offers a unique experience for any practicing clinical neuropsychologist, pushing their demands, skills and creativity to the limit. We talk to Dr Darren Mockler, Head of Department for Neuropsychology at The Wellington Hospital…

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Mobile Health series: Hand and Wrist Unit

By: The Wellington Team | Published: March 11, 2014

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Continuing our Mobile Health series, to welcome the coming launch of our AAU app, Melita Ryan, Hand and Wrist Unit Manager, tells us new about the new technologies and apps that are changing patient care for the better.

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Standing up to Ovarian Cancer

By: The Wellington Team | Published: March 6, 2014

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This year, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month takes place throughout the month of March; increasing awareness of the disease, with women and GPs, in order to save lives. We take a look at the symptoms and treatments available…

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Fighting for every heartbeat: National Heart Month

By: The Wellington Team | Published: February 27, 2014

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February is not only about the celebration of the love, but also the month dedicated to raising awareness of heart health, as part of National Heart month.

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Winter Sun and Skin Care

By: admin | Published: February 18, 2014

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Bright winter sun is much more powerful than most people realise, and so, isn’t treated with as much caution. Strong UV rays reflecting off snowy-white surfaces can be very harmful to your skin, and if you and your family are not properly protected, can be just as damaging as exposing yourselves to summer sun

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Mobile Health Series: Speech and Language Therapy

By: The Wellington Team | Published: February 11, 2014

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To welcome our new Wellington Hospital app, we have decided to look at how not only apps can enhance efficiency, but how other technology positively affects treatments for patients at The Wellington, too. We begin with speech and language therapy…

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World Cancer Day: Meet the Team – Jane Kirkby, Specialist Oncology Nurse

By: The Wellington Team | Published: February 4, 2014

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Today is World Cancer Day; in recognition we speak to Jane Kirkby, Specialist Oncology Nurse at our Platinum Medical Centre to find out more about this incredible job

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We offer Sunday Appointments in Golders Green

By: The Wellington Team | Published: January 27, 2014

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We live in a ‘weekday – nine to five’ society , with this in mind our The Wellington Diagnostics and Outpatients Centre is now open every Sunday from 09.00-13.00 for GP and consultant appointments

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