Eating Well for Autumn

By: The Wellington Team | Published: September 19, 2014

Autumn Food blog

Tomorrow it’s officially autumn: the season of falling leaves, dusky evenings and coughs & colds.
In this post we encourage you to bolster yourself from the colder weather and autumn winds with fantastically fresh autumnal foods and scrumptious recipe ideas, to help you steer clear of seasonal illnesses.

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Meet the Team: Cynthia Addai, Neurophysiology Manager

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

Cropynthia blog

We speak to Cynthia Addai, Neurophysiology Manager, about her long and successful career at The Wellington Hospital and how the secret to de-stressing after a hard days work is socialising with friends and family (and holidays in the sun, of course)!

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What’s a defibrillator? How do I use one?

By: The Wellington Team | Published: August 19, 2014

AED blog

This September we will be holding our very first defibrillator training session for the public, demonstrating what a defibrillator is, where you can find them, why they are so important and how you can use one.

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Speaking out about depression

By: The Wellington Team | Published: August 15, 2014

Depression

Many of us have experienced that feeling of sadness, often telling people ‘I feel so depressed’. And after some TLC or a few days of distraction, those feelings lift and life continues. But for some people the feelings remain. Mental health has long been the…

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Migraine: common triggers and treatments

By: The Wellington Team | Published: August 5, 2014

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According to Migraine Action, 190,000 people today in the UK will suffer a migraine attack. Those who do not suffer from migraines can sometimes overlook the impact these debilitating attacks can have on day-to-day activities in a person’s personal or professional life. In September, we celebrate…

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Meet the Team: Carol Robb, Senior Sister of Endoscopy

By: The Wellington Team | Published: July 16, 2014

Carol Robb

  The Endoscopy Centre were recently awarded JAG accreditation -  the first private facility in central London to achieve this gold standard. Needless to say, the last 24 months have been busy for Carol Robb, Senior Sister of Endoscopy and her whole team. We discuss her working career, her…

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WellNet Unit Launches

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

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In 2013, The Wellington Hospital received over 100 NET cases, prompting a growing need for a dedicated unit specialising in this area. We are now proud to introduce the WellNet Unit at The Wellington Hospital, which offers private care to patients in the UK and overseas….

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Could you spot the signs of a heart attack?

By: The Wellington Team | Published: June 26, 2014

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The heart is one of the hardest working organs in the body, playing a crucial role in your everyday health. In the first of three short but  informative videos about the heart, Ashley Stowell, Advanced Paramedic Practitioner, discusses the signs and symptoms of a heart attack…

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May: The month of awards and accreditations

By: The Wellington Team | Published: June 16, 2014

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May was a proud month for The Wellington Hospital, after our Endoscopy Centre was granted JAG accreditation this was quickly followed by our  Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit being awarded another three year CARF accreditation for their inpatient programmes. CARF, The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, are an…

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