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Royal Brompton opens new Sleep Centre

Opened by Sir Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England, the Royal Brompton Centre for Sleep offers a range of diagnostic and treatment services to individuals with sleep problems….

Royal Brompton magnetic navigation system featured in al Jazeera health programme

Royal Brompton Hospital cardiology consultant Dr Sabine Ernst has been featured in Al Jazeera health innovations programme ‘The Cure’ performing a catheter ablation on a faulty heart rhythm using a…

Living donor lung lobe transplants

Harefield Hospital is now offering living donor lung lobe transplants. This pioneering procedure is offered in very few centres around the world due to the complex nature of the surgery…

Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery: benefits for a range of conditions

Thoracic surgery has seen many changes over the years. Niall McGonigle discusses the benefits of video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and how this is used to treat multiple conditions and…

Harefield Hospital’s unique service for inherited heart risk

Harefield hospital provides a specialised screening service for a genetic heart disorder called familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH). FH, which affects an estimated 120,000 people in the UK can cause early heart…