Show your heart some love this February

Did you know that almost a third of UK adults have high blood pressure? And that a staggering 7.6 million adults are living with heart or circulatory disease?1 An inactive lifestyle can increase your risk of heart problems, so how can you keep mobile if you are experiencing pain from conditions like osteoarthritis? We take…

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Guide to hip replacement waiting times

Many people come to us asking the question: how long is the waiting list for a hip replacement?

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Waiting times for knee replacement

If you’ve just been told you need knee surgery, it’s likely your thoughts have already turned to when your procedure will take place. According to reports, the waiting time for knee replacement surgery with the NHS is growing and is set to continue doing so. Private healthcare waiting times are much shorter, but with that…

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Tips on how to have NHS surgery sooner

The maximum waiting time for non-urgent consultant-led treatments is 18 weeks, and if you have to wait longer this is known as a ‘breach’. With a little research and discussion with your GP or other referring clinician, it is possible to receive such treatment well within the 18-week maximum period. If you or a loved…

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Smoking and cataract surgery – a guide

We’ve all heard of the dangers that smoking poses to our health. Heart and lung diseases, diabetes and stroke to name just a few, but did you know about the link between smoking and cataract surgery? Join us as we look at the risks and dangers smoking can pose to your eye health while offering…

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A guide to cataract surgery costs

For most of us, the power of sight is one of our most prized possessions. Although we may take them for granted, we use our eyes on a constant basis every single day. So, when our sight is threatened, it’s only natural to be worried. If you’re suffering from cataracts, you’ll likely want to solve…

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Knee replacement surgery timings

Being told that you need knee replacement surgery can be a troubling experience. You’ll likely want to research and gather all the information you can to prepare for the upcoming operation. We’ve put together a guide with all the information you’ll need to know about the timings around knee replacement surgery.

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Cataract surgery waiting list guide

We use our sight countless times every single day. We use our eyes to drive a car, see the faces of our loved ones, and enjoy TV shows and books we love so much. So, when our sight is threatened by eye problems and cataracts, it’s little wonder we want to correct it as soon…

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Gardening after a hip replacement

Thinking of getting back into gardening after a total hip or knee replacement? Follow this advice from a physiotherapist and watch your garden thrive.

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How to prepare for a video interview

With many job interviews now conducted via video chat, our recruiters have provided a few tips to help you prepare and succeed in your video interview. Always use headphones Using headphones will help the recruiter hear you better and minimise background noise. Prepare your desk and set-up Aside from preparing your answers, make sure you…

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