In this article, Mr Ananth Vijendren, Consultant ENT Surgeon, looks briefly at the different types of hearing loss, consider the impact on people living with hearing impairments and shed light on what the future may hold.
For many people, exercise has become a source of stress relief in tough times, helping them to stay fit and take a break from the tedium of the challenges of the last year. However, with a marked increase in the number of people suffering common sports and exercise-related injuries, it’s important to consider ways to exercise safely. Dr James Thing, Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant at Highgate Hospital, explains.
Although guilt plays an important part in our survival, there are also ways that guilt can be problematic and stop us from achieving our full potential. Miss Joanne Stuart, Clinical Psychologist at Highgate, explores how to channel feelings of guilt in this blog post.
For Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, which takes place every April, we speak to Mr Steve Warren, General and Colorectal Surgeon, about what bowel cancer is, the signs and symptoms, and risk factors.
The UK’s Covid vaccination programme is well underway with more 31 million people having received their first dose at the time of publication. However, with various anti-vaccination conspiracy theories still being circulated online, it’s important to consider the facts. Dr Zoltan Varga, Aspen’s Medical Director, looks at the detail of the Covid-19 vaccines and tackles some of the common questions.
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our new blog on Highgate’s website. We’ll be updating this blog with content from our world-renowned Consultants and our fantastic staff as well as our management team – all in one place on our website with a brand new design. From advice and FAQs written by our expert Consultants to personal insights from our staff working hard behind the scenes, this new blog is the place to receive all the latest information from our hospital. We hope you like it.