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Time to break the silence about IBS embarrassment

01 April 2019

IBS symptoms can be very similar to more serious conditions such as Crohn's, ulcerative colitis or, in some worst case scenarios, bowel or stomach cancer. If you have had IBS symptoms for more than three weeks you need to see your GP. They will study your medical history and may also refer you to a gastroenterologist for further investigations which will hopefully rule out more ‘sinister’ conditions.

Time to break the silence about IBS embarrassment

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month runs throughout April 2019

01 April 2019

Bowel Cancer is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer - claiming a life every 30 minutes yet bowel cancer spotted early can be successfully treated in over 90% of cases. Consultant Colorectal Surgeon Mr David McArthur is calling on people to recognise the symptoms so they are able to act quickly if they spot anything out of the ordinary and stresses that early treatment could mean the difference between life and death.

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month runs throughout April 2019

Body contouring – shaping your future

04 March 2019

Body contouring, also known as body sculpting, is the term used to describe a wide range of plastic surgery procedures which are designed to reshape and improve the appearance of the body. Consultant Plastic Surgeon Mrs Effie Katerinaki answers some commonly asked questions.

Body contouring – shaping your future

This year cancer campaigners will really make some noise

01 March 2019

Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer amongst women in the UK and campaigners are planning to make Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 2019 the loudest of its kind ever – as they prepare to make some noise about the ‘silent killer’.

This year cancer campaigners will really make some noise

These boots were made for walking

27 February 2019

About one in eight men in the UK are diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lives. Some are more at risk than others, including men over 50, men with a family history of prostate cancer and black men*. Mr Alan Doherty, a Consultant Urologist at Spire Parkway Hospital, Solihull said: “The key to successful treatment is down to men seeking medical help as soon as they think they may have a problem.

These boots were made for walking

Nightmare lymphoedema took away my confidence and happiness

18 February 2019

Following treatment for breast cancer, 56-year-old Sue Judge developed lymphoedema to the extent that, at its worst, her left arm was 75% larger than her left. Sue sought treatment from Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Ms Anne Dancey, with a special interest in lymphoedema surgery at Spire Parkway and is now in a much better place both physically and psychologically.

Nightmare lymphoedema took away my confidence and happiness

5 common foot problems in children

16 January 2019

Consultant Podiatric Surgeon Mr Stuart Metcalfe has just started a regular clinic to deal with foot problems in children and young people. The clinic will be held at Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull, near Birmingham West Midlands, on the second Tuesday of every month. Here Mr Metcalfe discusses some of the most common foot complaints likely to be suffered by children.

5 common foot problems in children
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