Blood in the urine: Symptoms and causes

For many people, blood in the urine is a worrying symptom which can be indicative of a wide variety of conditions. In rare cases, it may be a sign of a serious medical condition – but for most, it is a temporary issue that can be resolved relatively easily. We spoke to Professor Rakesh Heer, […]

Ensuring our patients have a world-class experience

Kristina Vidic is Outpatients and Front of House Supervisor at Cromwell Hospital. Here, she explains her role and how she ensures our patients have a world-class experience at the hospital. Previous Next What do you do in your role as Front of House Supervisor? I have several responsibilities in my role, including: Setting goals for […]

Meet Professor Ali Ghoz, Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon

Professor Ali Ghoz is a Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon who specialises in hip and knee surgery. He performs complex hip and knee replacements, keyhole surgery, and trauma and reconstructive surgery, in addition to non-surgical procedures such as therapy injections. Previous Next What does your role as Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon involve? My role is […]

Rugby injuries: Causes and prevention

From September 2023, an exciting new season of sport lies ahead with the commencement of the Rugby World Cup. This year, the tournament will take place in France, kicking off with France versus New Zealand on the 8th of September. Rugby is a close-contact, physically demanding sport and injuries can range from minor cuts and […]

What to know about sarcoma

What is sarcoma? Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can develop in bones and soft tissues across the body. There are more than seventy different types of sarcoma cancer.  The primary symptom of sarcoma is a lump that grows rapidly. Common locations for sarcoma lumps include the legs, arms, and torso. Previous Next Soft […]

An interview with our orthopaedic physiotherapy team

Physiotherapists support patients affected by injury, illness, or disability through exercise, manual therapy, education, and advice. It is a degree-based healthcare profession and all UK physiotherapists are registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Lauren, Ilse, Megan, and Eleni are expert physiotherapists that specialise in supporting patients with orthopaedic conditions. This means that […]

Common cycling injuries and how to prevent them

Whether you’re a casual rider or a seasoned professional, cycling can be an excellent way to keep fit and healthy, as well as being a convenient mode of transport. Not only can cycling improve muscle tone, but it also has many benefits for your cardiovascular health. In addition to being a popular leisure and exercise […]

What to know about ACL injuries

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are common in those that regularly participate in sports such as football, skiing and basketball. We spoke to Mr Saket Tibrewal, Consultant Knee Surgeon, to find out more about ACL injuries and their treatment. Previous Next What is an ACL injury? Your knee is a hinge joint comprised of three […]

Meet Mr Giles Davies, Consultant Breast Surgeon

Mr Giles Davies is a Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon at Cromwell Hospital, specialising in breast cancer surgery and breast reconstruction. We spoke to Mr Davies to find out more about his typical day as a surgeon. View Mr Giles Davies profile > Previous Next Tell us about your role as a Consultant Breast Surgeon at […]

How Cromwell Hospital is helping to curb climate change

A recent NHS survey showed that the health and social care system accounts for around 5% of the UK’s overall greenhouse gas emissions – not including the private sector. These emissions include things such as single-use medical equipment, anaesthetic gases, staff and patient travel, and energy use to operate buildings. Bupa has pledged to become […]