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Endometriosis: don't struggle with the monthly cycle of pain

27 September 2017

Endometriosis is not an easy topic for women to discuss with their GP because of society’s reluctance, in general, to discuss what was euphemistically known as “women’s troubles”. If you are suffering discuss the issue with Alex Swanton at Spire Dunedin Hospital.

Lady Gaga encourages others not to suffer Fibromyalgia in silence

22 September 2017

Lady Gaga recently announced, via Twitter, that she suffers from Fibromyalgia, but how do you find someone who can help those living with the conditions chronic pain and debilitating symptoms? At Spire Dunedin consultant Dr Deepak Ravindran has helped diagnose and treat Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) for several years.

Cervical screening can be a life saver

17 January 2017

It could mean the difference between life and death, yet figures show that 20% of women still do not attend their cervical screening appointments. With Cervical Screening Awareness Week running from January 22 to 28, our consultant gynaecologist is urging women in the region to make sure they are up to date with their smear tests.

Hip replacement – a different approach

06 April 2016

A different (anterior) approach to hip replacement is now available at Spire Dunedin Hospital, Reading. It can mean shorter recovery times, less pain for the patient and fewer post-operative restrictions.

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