Cancer is a word, not a sentence. #WorldCancerDay

By: The Wellington Team | Published: February 4, 2016

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World Cancer Day is an initative of the Union for International Cancer control (UICC), established to help raise awareness and join the fight against the various forms of cancer impacting individuals and families alike, globally.

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Exercise – The most powerful drug known to man?

By: The Wellington Team | Published: January 25, 2016

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One New Year’s resolution that seems to come top of most people’s list is simply to exercise more. Many of us do not realise just how important a resolution this is. If you’re still not convinced, and thinking of ditching your trainers already, read this first. There’s a reason why Robin McNelis, Lead Physiotherapist for cardiac and respiratory at The Wellington, believes exercise is nature’s most powerful drug…

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Meet the Team: Gerry Sloan, Patient Experience Manager

By: The Wellington Team | Published: December 2, 2015

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Gerry Sloan, Patient Experience Manager, talks about his new role; learning from our patients and making sure they are always at the heart of everything we do at The Wellington.

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Meet the Team: Stephen McCarthy, Front of House Supervisor

By: The Wellington Team | Published: November 10, 2015

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TWHBlog: How long have you worked at The Wellington now? And did you do any interesting jobs before? SM: I have worked at The Wellington for five years now; originally as a receptionist until my promotion to front of house supervisor – almost a year…

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Raising Awareness of the Prostate…Men’s Health

By: The Wellington Team | Published: November 4, 2015

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This November we’ve teamed up with Consultant Urologist, Mr Omer Karim who has over 15 years’ experience in managing the prostate gland. We’re going to dig a little deeper to help you understand the gland and

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Breast Care Unit goes to Google

By: The Wellington Team | Published: November 2, 2015

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Have you been wearing your pink ribbon this month? October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and people and organisations up and down the country have been doing their bit to help the cause. The Wellington’s Breast Care Unit is no exception

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Our conference season gets underway with a visit to Dubai…

By: The Wellington Team | Published: October 29, 2015

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HCA International is a regular exhibitor on international conference circuit, as this provides the perfect platform for hospital groups, medical travel organisations and health service companies to…

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Health Screening Part 3: Men’s health

By: The Wellington Team | Published: October 23, 2015

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In the next part of our health screening series, this time Dr Lisa Anderson puts the spotlight on men’s health screening, discussing the various types of screening tests that are available, and what these tests look for…

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Gluten Free: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

By: The Wellington Team | Published: October 15, 2015

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This week, head of dietetics, Alan Roberts, talks to us about gluten free diets and non-coeliac gluten hypersensitivity- ‘separating the wheat from the chaff’.

The UK gluten-free market is growing at 15% per year and is predicted to be worth a whopping £268 million annually, according to statistics from the Food Standards Agency….

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Meet the Team: Gemma Frankham, Clinical Nurse Specialist for Paediatrics

By: The Wellington Team | Published: October 6, 2015

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We spoke to Gemma Frankham, Paediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, about the developing paediatric services at available at The Wellington Diagnostics Centre in Golders Green and The Platinum Medical Centre in St John’s Wood, her new role here and what we can expect from the service in the future…

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