It's no surprise that adverts for antacid tablets come into full swing at the same time as the Christmas festivities. For some people, heartburn is an unwelcome, but regular, visitor during the season of good will. Dr Mark Austin, consultant gastroenterologist at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove, explains how to reduce the symptoms and when to seek help.
Here comes winter and almost everyone seems to have a cough! But if your cough lasts for three weeks or more it could be something more serious than a 'bit of a cold'.
A diabetes specialist is offering patients advice and the most up-to-date treatment at a private hospital in Hove. Sunil Zachariah 43, has joined the Montefiore Hospital, in Hove, as obesity and, with it, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes increases in the Brighton and Hove area.
Mike O’Connell is a consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon who specialises in nasal conditions, sinusitis, cosmetic nose and ear surgery but also many general conditions.
In the South East of England, a patient experience study of 18 early stage cancer patients who opted for single dose intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT), found positive patient reported outcomes for this alternative to standard daily external beam radiotherapy (EBRT).
Tony Miles, a Consultant General Surgeon who specializes in colorectal surgery, talks about a problem many people find difficult to discuss.
Mr Goldie Khera, a Consultant General Surgeon who specialises in laparoscopic (key-hole) upper GI surgery, talks about hernias - a common problem which can affect us at any age.