[Skip to content]

Private Healthcare UK
Search our Site

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.

Advertisement
.

News : November 2010

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in private treatment in the UK.

  • Harley Medical Group Cosmetic surgery 'popular in Brighton'Private cosmetic surgery clinics in Brighton have seen an influx of women looking for treatments. Indeed, the last two weeks have seen 52 women visit the Harley Medical Group clinic in the city.
  • Nuffield Health logo Revolutionary incisionless weight loss procedure comes to the UKNuffield Health Leeds Hospital announced today that it will be the first hospital in the UK to offer the incisionless TOGA® Procedure for treatment of obesity commencing in January 2011.
  • Dementia Action Alliance A united front against dementiaDementia is one of the greatest challenges facing our ageing society. There has been major progress in recent years in securing public and political commitment to responding more effectively to...
  • Elderly couple coping with dementia Mounting care home fees could wipe out willsIncreasing care home fees could mean elderly people have nothing to leave in their wills. This warning follows a report that more than 20,000 pensioners had to sell their homes last year to pay for...
  • Logo - Laing and Buisson: Healthcare conferences and events in the UK Councils will struggle to care for elderly peopleCouncils and the NHS seek to make economies in the face of reduced central government funding. Care home operators could shift more of the burden of paying for long-term care onto private individuals...
  • Partnership Assurance Elderly people paying higher care home fees than a local authorityPartnership estimates elderly people paying their own care home fees may be up to £111 more per week for the same levels of care as local authority funded residents.
  • Friends Provident Are fat taxes the solution?Findings from Friends Provident's Visions of Britain 2020 report into health and wellbeing show that 44% of people support the introduction of a fat tax with 38% agreeing that the NHS should not...
  • Ashlee Simpson Young stars 'undergoing cosmetic surgery'Young Hollywood stars are still choosing to undergo cosmetic surgery, it has been revealed. Although treatments are often most popular with people trying to look younger, a significant number of...
  • overweight women Women 'in denial over weight issues'Research has suggested that women who are overweight are often in denial of their size. Conducted by the University of Texas, the study found that around a quarter of the obese or overweight women...
  • high heels Women advised to care for feet during festive seasonWomen have been advised to look after their feet during the festive season. Part of this routine should include scrubbing feet every day to keep them "lovely and clean, soft and supple," said Emma...
  • Yale Weight 'linked with sexual health'Overweight young women are at a significantly higher risk of developing sexually transmitted infections than their slimmer peers. This is the conclusion of a recent research paper from the Yale...
  • Pregnant woman 'Varied diet' required during pregnancyPregnant women have been advised to maintain a varied diet during their pregnancy. Judy Ledger, chief executive of Baby Lifeline, said that women should "eat sensibly" while carrying a child and make...
  • EMPLOYERS IN THE HEALTH INDUSTRY DON’T CARE ABOUT STRESS UK workers 'stressed'A recent survey has revealed that a "worryingly high number of employees" in the UK are stressed at work. Conducted by Badenoch & Clark, the study found that 84 per cent of people are stressed at...
  • Ovarian cysts New test developed for cancer treatmentsScientists have developed a new test in order to decide how best to administer cancer treatments. The team from Newcastle University claim that the test can be used to select which patients with...
  • The Eyecare Trust Technology 'could restore sight'Recent research has revealed the possibility of restoring the sight of blind people. Published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the study focused on patients who were blind due to...
  • Transform TV show prompts increase in cosmetic surgeryEnquiries regarding cosmetic surgery have risen in the Essex area following a recent TV programme, it has been suggested. The Only Way is Essex has prompted a surge in enquiries for breast...
  • Stress levels 'boost IVF success rate' Stress levels 'boost IVF success rate'The success rate of IVF treatment appears to be linked to women's stress levels in some cases. A recent study conducted by Dr Robert Hunter from Staten Island University Hospital in New York revealed...
  • Terrence Higgins Trust Sexual health issues 'can arise over Christmas period'Time off work, an increase in parties and a more relaxed attitude can lead to sexual health problems over the Christmas period. This is according to comments from Jason Warriner, clinical director at...
  • overweight kids Schools 'not offering sufficient exercise'Schools are not offering children sufficient levels of exercise, it has been suggested. Kevin Giles, an international sports coach who has worked with elite sports men and women around the world,...
  • Pre-obesity-surgical weight loss linked to shorter hospital stay Scientists link gene with obesityResearch has discovered a direct connection between an overactive FTO gene and obesity. The team of scientists from the University of Oxford and the Medical Research Council (MRC) obtained what is...
Page: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
[ Next » ]