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According to a recent report, more women than ever are entering the medical profession and many are choosing specialities that were previously dominated by men. Dr Nitha Naqvi, consultant paediatric cardiologist "I truly believe I have the best job in the world. Both my parents are doctors and…
Category: News | Heart
Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals have recently launched a new integrated service for patients with cardiovascular disease. The service enables patients to be treated for circulation problems, both in the heart and the peripheral blood vessels, in the same place by a team of multidisciplinary…
Category: News | Heart
Healthy circulation is vital to the effective functioning of your body. If your blood vessels become damaged or diseased, this can restrict blood flow to the body's tissues and organs, depleting them of oxygen and much-needed nutrients.  Vascular disease, the medical term for diseases of the veins…
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One of the golden rules of staying fit and healthy is to exercise regularly, but a surprising number of people do not undertake any exercise at all.  In a recent study analysing the exercise data of over one million people living in England, a shocking eight per cent of adults who were able to…
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2015 marks Harefield Hospital’s centenary and its transformation from First World War hospital into one of the world’s leading heart and lung centres.  Harefield Hospital's fascinating story began in June 1915 when Australian benefactor Charles Billyard-Leaker donated his home, Harefield Park…
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For many who live in the UK, summer is a time of spending more time outdoors. But for the 16 million people who suffer from hay fever, the summer months can be a miserable haze of streaming eyes, an itchy throat, congestion and tiredness. In extreme cases, hay fever can feel like a mild bout of flu…
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Everton and England footballer Theo Walcott has described Royal Brompton Hospital staff as “fantastic” after his baby had successful surgery at the hospital. In articles published by Hello! magazine, Evening Standard and Mail Online, the footballer and his wife explained how their child Finley had…
Category: News | Lung
Professor Michael Polkey, consultant physician, and Bhavin Mehta, physiotherapist, have travelled to China to assist in setting up a new study to compare pulmonary rehabilitation with Tai Chi in helping to improve the quality of life for patients with lung disease. Both Royal Brompton and…
Category: Heart
Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care travelled to Dubai to attend Arab Health - the largest healthcare event in the Middle East region. Mr André Simon, consultant transplant surgeon at Harefield Hospital, demonstrated a pioneering procedure to treat heart failure. The new…