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Movember, saving lives this November

28 October 2019

November brings us ‘Movember’, a month to discuss men’s health. We spoke with Consultant Urologist, Mr Jacques Roux, about the importance of self-examination.

Movember, saving lives this November

Slightest change can be a signal

09 October 2019

“Be aware of your body.  Even the slightest change may be signalling something. Early treatment is so important when it comes to treatment results, so don’t delay in visiting your GP"

Slightest change can be a signal

Regular checks can save your life

09 October 2019

“It is so important to understand what is normal for you, and recognise any changes to your breasts. Make time to carry out checks and make sure you do it on a regular basis.  I did and I firmly believe it saved my life.”

Regular checks can save your life

Spire Harpenden and Mr David Gordon raising vital funds for suicide prevention

04 October 2019

On Friday 28 June 2019, Consultant Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Mr David Gordon and a team of Spire Healthcare colleagues took on the gruelling challenge of cycling over 200 miles in just one day. Throughout the week of Sunday 23-Sunday 30 June 2019 Spire Harpenden Hospital arranged multiple fundraising challenges and events to raise money and support the cycling team.

Spire Harpenden and Mr David Gordon raising vital funds for suicide prevention

Breast cancer, what to look out for

03 October 2019

Miss Harleen Deol, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Spire Harpenden, outlines practical advice about how to check your breasts and signs to look out for.

Breast cancer, what to look out for

What is causing your hip pain?

02 October 2019

We spoke with Mr Neil Davies, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, about the common signs of hip pain and how your pain can be treated. Read on to find out more.

What is causing your hip pain?

Shoulder injuries in rugby

24 September 2019

The Rugby World Cup in Japan is now upon us and the eyes of the world are focused on the great sport of rugby union. Rugby Union is a hugely physical contact sport and a consequence of this is that many players will suffer injuries. Injuries to the shoulder actually account for 46% of participation days lost at professional level during a normal season.

Shoulder injuries in rugby