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Women and heart disease

14 February 2019

There are at least 900,000 women in the UK with CHD, a condition which kills more than twice as many women as breast cancer. Even more startling is that on average 77 women die of a heart attack every day, with many initially being misdiagnosed. As part of National Heart Month we’re raising awareness of heart health and discussing how heart failure can be prevented.

Women and heart disease

Tinnitus and ear health

08 February 2019

Tinnitus is an almost universal condition. Almost everyone at some point in their life has some experience of the condition.  Why then is it that in some people tinnitus can cause significant psychological upset and become a real problem?

Celebrating survival on World Cancer Day 2019

01 February 2019

Being diagnosed with cancer can be frightening, but more people are surviving for longer, with a better quality of life after treatment. But don’t take our word for it – we are lucky at Spire Dunedin to have past patients who will vouch for the quality of care and treatment they have received.

Celebrating survival on World Cancer Day 2019

Don’t fear the smear

18 January 2019

The introduction of HPV primary testing - the new way of cervical screening - has major benefits for women. By understanding the test some of the ‘excuses’ used for not going to a smear test can be removed. The actual test itself takes only a minute or two and the whole process will be explained fully. In total the appointment usually only takes about 10-15 minutes. There might be some very mild discomfort, though this will pass quickly. Don’t fear the smear – it could save your life.

Don’t fear the smear

Weight management, better health, and the right diet

16 January 2019

Let us help you achieve better health in 2019. We’re here to support you change aspects of your lifestyle - to help prevent illness, to help you recover when you're ill, and to help you when things don’t go according to plan, as often happens when dealing with issues around weight.

Weight management, better health, and the right diet

Christmas dinner without the sequel

18 December 2018

Don’t let indigestion and heartburn be a bad Christmas joke. This time of year we overindulge, find ourselves struggling to exercise and face family stress, a side effect of which can be spending hours bloated and in pain.

Christmas dinner without the sequel

Does Christmas give you a headache?

06 December 2018

Migraine and other headache disorders are among the most disabling of all medical conditions and during the Christmas period the frequency of attacks can increase. Read more about the new drug available on prescription that can help alleviate the symptoms of Migraine.

Movember 2018 - PAE at Spire Dunedin

02 November 2018

By growing a moustache and ‘walking the walk’ this November it’s hoped that life-saving conversations can be started - including discussing prostate issues.

Breast Cancer Awareness 2018

15 October 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Here at Spire Dunedin Hospital we aim to help reassure those worried about a breast symptom by providing a screening process that has a minimal waiting time for results. 99% of patients undergo imaging straight away.

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