2018 News

Latest news from The Montefiore Hospital

19th October 2018

Living with and beyond breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, but if you have recently been diagnosed you may be worried about the side effects of treatment. Dr Richard Simcock, oncology consultant at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove, explains the huge advancements which have been made to help people living with and beyond breast cancer.

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21st September 2018

Vigilance in detecting neck and head cancer

Head and neck cancers, although not common, often go undetected. Ear, Nose and Throat consultant, Mr Andrew Moore, from The Montefiore Hospital in Hove, says it’s time to become more vigilant to improve patient outcomes.

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17th August 2018

Tips to help look after your liver

Death and disability from liver disease is increasing and by the time you have any symptoms it is often too late. Dr Khaleel Jamil, Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove, says it’s time to take action for our own health’s sake.

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10th August 2018

Hip pain syndrome can be a serious condition!

It’s the height of summer and adults are running around after their children and grandchildren, or enjoying a stroll along the seafront. Do you wish you were one of them?  If hip pain is holding you back, a new medical procedure can help.

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23rd July 2018

Some tips to help you take control of your body

Being overweight can be insufferable in hot weather. If the recent heatwave has made you determined to shed the pounds, then bariatric surgeon Mr Goldie Khera shares some tips adopted by his weight loss patients. “With temperatures reaching the 30s in recent weeks, I have noticed many of my pre-op weight loss patients struggling to cope with day to…

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19th June 2018

Dispelling myths surrounding kidney stones

If you’re a man, the thought of passing a kidney stone is enough to make your eyes water. Mr Andy Symes, urology consultant at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove, offers reassuring advice. “There are lots of myths surrounding kidney stones (a build-up of crystals in the urine). For one thing, passing them when you go to the…

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4th June 2018

Matt walks tall after his life-changing op

It’s National Walking Month, and while most of us are happy to go on a gentle stroll, one Horsham resident takes it to the extreme… despite having had a total hip replacement. Matthew Isherwood has recently returned from walking the whole length of the Great Smoky mountain range, part of the Appalachian Trail in the USA -…

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22nd May 2018

Keeping active can help to improve knee pain

It’s National Walking Month, so don’t let knee pain hold you back says Mr Sandeep Chauhan, Specialist Knee Surgeon at The Montefiore Hospital in Hove. Walking is good for you. It’s a painless exercise that brings physical and mental health benefits, but if you’ve started walking and find you are prone to…

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22nd May 2018

Bowel Cancer Awareness – Mr Tony Miles

There are lots of pluses to living in the Brighton area and one of them is good for your health. An additional level of screening for bowel cancer has been rolled out across this region that will help save lives. In the middle of Bowel Cancer Awareness month, The Montefiore’s colorectal surgeon, Mr Tony Miles, urges people to…

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