Archives: Cancer Care
By: The Wellington Team | Published: December 24, 2012
If you are a GP or a consultant needing to admit an urgent medical or surgical case, you can admit patients for a range of urgent conditions, from the common to the complex. The service offers…
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By: The Wellington Team | Published: December 11, 2012
We talk to Laurie Thurlow, Modern Matron of the new Inpatient Oncology Unit at The Wellington Hospital about oncology nursing and his time serving with the Royal Air Force Nursing Service.
By: The Wellington Team | Published: November 6, 2012
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is now finished, but their message is still an important one. In recognition of this our promotional campaign, offering 30% off a screening mammography, is still running until the end of the year.
By: The Wellington Team | Published: November 1, 2012
Towards the end of the year, two major campaigns advocating men’s health run back-to-back: Blue September and Movember. With Blue September now over and the moustache growing month of Movember soon upon us, The Wellington will be bringing you a series of posts looking at health issues affecting men in the UK the most.
By: The Wellington Team | Published: October 16, 2012
Breast screening has contributed hugely to the growing numbers of women surviving breast cancers. If you are over 40 and haven’t had a mammogram in the last 12 months, and are looking for peace of mind – look no further than The Wellington Hospital.
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, with around 50,000 people being diagnosed…
By: The Wellington Team | Published: October 2, 2012
Yesterday marked the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worthwhile, high profile campaign which runs throughout October.
Throughout October, we will be sharing advice, news and tips to support this important cause. We talk to Bernie Phelan, Breast Care Nurse at The Wellington Hospital, about her experiences working as a nurse specialist in this area and what patients to our Breast Care Unit can expect.
By: The Wellington Team | Published: May 28, 2012
Professor Martin Birchall is a world leading Otolaryngologist specialising in improving the quality of life for those with disorders of the head and neck, voice and swallowing. He is currently a based at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital in London and conducts some of his private work at The Wellington Hospital.
By: The Wellington Team | Published: May 15, 2012
Between 20th May and 20th June the UK will be celebrating National Smile Month (NSM). NSM is the annual Oral health campaign organised by the UK’s leading Oral health charity, the British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF). To get you in the smiling mood watch A…
By: The Wellington Team | Published: May 10, 2012
This week the NHS has launched a campaign to raise awareness of Lung cancer and its symptoms. The campaign backed by celebrities such as Ricky Gervais and Sir Alex Ferguson recommends that people who have been suffering from a persistent cough for more than 3 weeks should go to see their GP. Damian Muncaster, The Wellington’s Senior Chief Respiratory Physiologist give us a brief over view on Lung Cancer and talks about persistant coughing.
By: The Wellington Team | Published: February 9, 2012
Part two of the Contemporary Investigation and Management: Colorectal Cancer series – Colorectal Surgeon, Jonathan Wilson, looks at a common cause of rectal bleeding, and how not all rectal bleeding signals cancer…