Debunking cancer diet myths with Dawn Wilson, Oncology Specialist Dietician

Fruit and vegetables

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is important when undergoing treatment for cancer. With a lot of false information readily available online, it is advisable for individuals with cancer to seek nutritional advice from a registered dietitian to ensure that it is safe and evidence-based.  We spoke to Dawn Wilson, Oncology Specialist Dietitian, to debunk common cancer […]

Patient testimonial: Undergoing transoral robotic surgery at Cromwell Hospital

Andrew is a head and neck patient at Cromwell Hospital who had a cyst removed from his throat using transoral robotic surgery (TORS). Andrew’s wife shared with us his journey, from diagnosis to post surgery. Andrew is 41 years old, and in August 2021, he wasn’t really feeling like himself. There was nothing specific he […]

A day in the life of Filipe Faria, Superintendent Radiographer in Angiography

Filipe Faria, Superintendent Radiographer in Angiography talked us through a day in his life at Cromwell Hospital. Previous Next Please explain a little bit about your role as Superintendent Radiographer in Angiography and your background in healthcare. I’ve worked for the NHS for the past seven years as a Senior Diagnostic Radiographer. I’ve worked throughout […]

Cervical Cancer Awareness Week

As it is Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, we want to help raise awareness and answer some of the common questions that crop up surrounding cervical cancer. We have spoken to Risalina Nitro, our Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist to get her tips and advice. “Due to the nature of the disease, specialising in cancer is a […]

Interview with Cristiana Monteiro, Lead Clinical Cardiac Physiologist

Cristiana Monteiro, Lead Clinical Cardiac Physiologist – Complex Diagnostics at Cromwell Hospital, shares what a typical day at the hospital looks like for her, and what she enjoys most about her role. Previous Next What does a cardiac physiologist do at Cromwell Hospital? A cardiac physiologist is a highly skilled professional who has specialised in […]

Impact of bariatric surgery on Type 2 Diabetes

Mr Ahmed Ahmed, Consultant GI and Bariatric Surgeon at Cromwell Hospital, explains the impact of bariatric surgery on the improvement or resolution of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D).  Obesity and T2D are closely related and represent significant public health issues worldwide, thus the term “diabesity” was created to emphasize the close association between the above problems. […]

Erectile dysfunction in prostate cancer patients

Mr Jas Kalsi, Consultant Urologist and Male Fertility Expert at Cromwell Hospital discusses erectile dysfunction (ED) in prostate cancer patients and the treatments available at Cromwell Hospital. Each year about 1.3 million men are diagnosed with prostate cancer worldwide, which represents about 13% of all cancers diagnosed in men. In the UK, prostate cancer is […]

Jordan Roy shares his view on Black History Month

Jordan Roy, Clinical Site Manager at Cromwell Hospital, shares his view about Black History Month. Kofoworola Abeni Pratt was an outstanding nursing leader, and if you don’t know her name, I highly recommend looking her up. I’m sure you’ll quickly agree that her story of determination, resilience and struggle to break through barriers in healthcare […]

Learn more about our Prostate Pathway

Carmen Burgheaua, Urology Clinical Nurse Specialist at Cromwell Hospital, explains our prostate pathway and how it helps support patients get rapid access to the diagnostics and treatment they need without delay. What is the prostate pathway at Cromwell hospital? The prostate pathway provides a quick access to care for patients receiving a cancer diagnosis, which […]