Archives: General Practitioner
By: The Wellington Team | Published: December 18, 2012
The Platinum Medical Centre, based in Lodge Road, will only be closing for key dates such as Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, where same day GP appointments are available.
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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 18, 2012
The Platinum Medical Centre has a team of private GPs available to see patients Monday – Saturday. We spoke to experienced General Practitioner, Dr Lisa Anderson about life as a busy GP…
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: Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith | Published: April 18, 2012
‘The week before the marathon is all about preservation and not losing your head’. Physician in Sport and Exercise Medicine - Dr Catherine Spencer-Smith’s reveals her top ten tips for marathon success… No last minute cramming. This week should be about tapering, which means no…
By: Dr Lisa Anderson | Published: February 3, 2012
Dr Lisa Anderson talks to us about screening for cervical cancer, the importance of attending screenings and those groups more at risk.
Around 900 women die of cervical cancer in the UK each year; this number could be dramatically reduced by attending for screening…..
By: Dr Lisa Anderson | Published: December 23, 2011
GP Dr Lisa Anderson, talks about the facts you need to know before starting any New Year’s dieting promises; and how to ensure those New Year’s resolutions begin well and last well into 2012!