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There’s no need to live in the shadows of cataracts

01 June 2018

Cataract Awareness Month runs throughout June. Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness and surgery to remove them is the most regularly performed operation in the UK. Mr Amit Patel, a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon explains the symptoms of the condition and how it can be treated.

Breathe easy – you can keep asthma and hay fever at bay

10 May 2018

Summer should be a time for outdoor fun in the sun – but for parents of youngsters suffering from asthma or hay fever it can also be a time for concern. The symptoms of hay fever can be unpleasant enough but can hay fever actually trigger an asthma attack and what can parents do to protect their children without restricting their time in the open air. Dr Kishore Tewary, a Paediatric Consultant at Spire Parkway Hospital, answers some often-asked questions on the subject.

Keep your kids out of danger this summer

06 May 2018

Holidays in the sun can be a testing time for parents as they have to judge how long to let their children play out in the sun. Dr Joanna Gach is a Consultant Dermatologist at Spire Parkway Hospital. Here she provides ten top tips on how to keep your children safe in the sun.

Cover up to keep safe this summer

04 May 2018

When the sun is blazing everyone should know the drill by now... the greatest danger is when there is cloud cover or a breeze. Dr Irshad Zaki, Consultant Dermatologist gives his top tips for looking after your skin.

Clear the way for easier breathing this summer

25 April 2018

Hay fever may well get the blame for many sinuses problems this summer but on many occasions a blocked nose has very little to do with a rise in the pollen count. Mr David Howe, an Ear, Nose and Throat Consultant explains more about sinusitis and the treatments available.

Free PSA test

14 April 2018

As part of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Spire Parkway Hospital is offering free PSA tests on Saturday 14 April from 8.30am to 1.30pm. Tests take about ten minutes and there is no need to book.

Don’t keep IBS symptoms to yourself

10 April 2018

You are not alone! That is the message being sent to almost 20% of adults in the UK who, at some time in their lives, will suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).