Ovarian Cyst Q&A with Miss Irani

06 April 2018

Miss Shirin Irani is a Consultant Gynaecologist at Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull. Here she answers questions on ovarian cysts – how to spot them and what treatments are available.

Endometriosis Awareness Week: Bringing ‘common condition’ out in the open

03 March 2018

According to the charity Endometriosis UK one in ten women will suffer from endometriosis. Yet, despite it being a relatively common condition, it can take an average of 7.5 years between a woman first seeing a doctor about their symptoms and finally receiving a positive diagnosis. Mr Chris Mann, a Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon discusses.

Endometriosis Awareness Week: Bringing ‘common condition’ out in the open

Taking the Strain away from hernia treatments

16 February 2018

“You’ll be giving yourself a hernia” – it's a common warning to someone seen to be lifting too much or over straining themselves. But how do you really get a hernia, what are they and how are they treated? Mr David McArthur, a Consultant General Surgeon at Spire Parkway Hospital, who specialises in laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery to treat hernias, answers some often-asked questions about the condition and the treatments available.