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A burst of steam to relieve emphysema

Severe emphysema patients can receive a new lease of life, thanks to an innovative new vapor ablation treatment offered at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care. Emphysema is a…

Consultants new to RB&HH

Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals is a leading centre for the care and treatment of heart and lung conditions. We attract the most talented experts to provide the highest standards…

RB&HH to present catheter ablation without the use of X-ray and single port VATS lung resection at Arab Health 2019

Arab Health Based in Dubai,  Arab Health is an annual event that started 44 years ago. Today it is the largest healthcare exhibition and medical congress in the Middle East….

Single port VATS lobectomy – an alternative surgical approach

More than 46,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the UK every year, making it the third most common type of cancer. Our experts continue to push the boundaries,…

Research update

At Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, not only do our consultants treat patients, but they are also at the forefront of cutting-edge research into new and improved treatments for heart…

Reducing arrhythmia key to tackling UK stroke endemic

Heart rhythm problems affect millions in the UK. But what can be done to prevent them from occurring? Dr Jonathan Clague suggests that people need to know about the damaging…

Treating insomnia with CBTi

Sleeping is a basic human need – like breathing, eating and drinking. It’s vitally important for physical health. In this article, we hear from an expert at Royal Brompton &…

Not every wheeze is asthma

People who experience breathlessness during exercise tend to be diagnosed with exercise-induced asthma. However, for some patients, these symptoms are not alleviated by standard asthma treatments. Instead, the cause may…

3D imaging reduces x-ray exposure

More cardiac arrhythmia patients can now benefit from zero radiation exposure during transcatheter procedures, thanks to innovative three dimensional (3D) mapping systems. Arrhythmias or heart rhythm problems are experienced by…

Seven new professors at RB&HH Specialist Care

Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care would like to congratulate seven of our consultants who have been promoted from doctor to professor, by Imperial College London. Our consultants provide…