Ilford surgeon develops new service at North East London Treatment Centre

3 September 2020 | Team news

Essex and north London patients suffering from foot and ankle injuries will soon be able to receive treatment closer to home thanks to a service developed by an Ilford surgeon.


Breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes: Posh toast topping, Quick couscous, and Antipasti salad

2 September 2020 | Health news

We’re here with more mealtime inspiration! Our ‘Breakfast, lunch and dinner’ food series is all about good food, quick food and using up whatever you have in the cupboard. Don’t have something the recipe calls for? Substitute it for something you do have.


National Dog Day: The benefits of having a furry friend

26 August 2020 | Health news

Wednesday 26th August is National Dog Day, which celebrates all things canine. Having a dog can be beneficial for your health in many different ways, from lowering your stress levels to reducing blood pressure – it’s no wonder they’re called “man’s best friend”!

Back to exercise

Returning to exercise after lockdown

18 August 2020 | Health news

Has your fitness level decreased since the start of lockdown? We don’t blame you. With the world stuck inside and your favourite television series a button away, becoming a couch potato has been easier than ever.

Stay cool

Ways to stay cool at night and sleep better

11 August 2020 | Health news

As the heat wave continues and the night’s offer little respite, not sleeping well because of it can make you feel over the summer novelty pretty quickly. Here’s a few tips to help you claim back the night.

Zahid Saeed

Orthopaedic surgeon contributes to international textbook

27 July 2020 | Team news

An award-winning orthopaedic surgeon from Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre is one of just 30 orthopaedic surgery experts worldwide who have contributed to a new orthopaedic textbook for medical students, trainees and junior surgeons – “Orthopaedics of the Upper and Lower Limb”.

Time to stop biting your nails

Time to stop biting your nails

21 May 2020 | Health news

Nail biting is a common habit that can be triggered by overstimulation and feelings of anxiety.

When a gut feeling could be a problem

When a gut feeling could be a problem

6 April 2020 | Health news

April is the awareness month for both bowel cancer and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If your doctor says that you need endoscopy to investigate symptoms, you can ask to be referred to us to have your tests done.

Innovative healthcare

Why health anxiety is a medical problem

23 March 2020 | Health news

The ironic thing about hypochondria is that it’s actually a medical condition itself. People with health anxiety may not be suffering from the illnesses they imagine they have but they may be suffering from a mental health condition which can seriously affect their wellbeing.

Shepton Mallet PROMS

Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre best in country for knee surgery

10 March 2020 | Team news

A national measure of the results of surgery has identified Shepton Mallet Treatment Centre as best in the country for primary knee replacement surgery.

Susanne Charlton

GP praises Peninsula Treatment Centre

21 February 2020 | Team news

When Dr Susanne Charlton a GP at Port View Surgery, needed treatment for trigger thumb and a carpal tunnel decompression, she turned to Peninsula Treatment Centre in Plymouth.


What is sinusitis?

19 February 2020 | Health news

Sinusitis is when your nasal passages becomes inflamed, usually due to an infection caused after a flu or cold.