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The Mummy MOT, The New Little Black Dress

The Mummy MOT, The New Little Black Dress

February 28, 2017
We talked to Emma Bridgewater about the new Mummy MOT  The world of fashion says that ‘Every woman should have a Little Black Dress (LBD) in their wardrobe’. They… Read more
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Can the Vampire face lift save you from Balding

Can the Vampire face lift save you from Balding

February 16, 2017
Common baldness, medically known as androgenetic alopecia is a prospect that is dreaded by many.   It is however the commonest form of hair loss seen in clinic… Read more
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Staying healthy this winter

Staying healthy this winter

December 7, 2016
Halloween is over, the clocks have gone back, the evenings are getting darker and the mornings colder – sure signs that winter is coming! While it’s only a matter of days before… Read more
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Healthy Mince Pie recipe

Healthy Mince Pie recipe

December 2, 2016
Mince Pies!  A sure sign that the festive period is here, and a green light for us all to start stocking up on Christmas treats! While these tasty treats can be found on coffee tables… Read more
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Master the marathon with our top tips

Master the marathon with our top tips

November 10, 2016
Are you preparing for the marathon? Get through to the finish line injury-free with specialist advice from our Senior Physiotherapist Emily Drakes.   Avoid the… Read more
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Warm up for football the correct way

Warm up for football the correct way

November 9, 2016
As the football season has begun, it is known that avid players will be hitting the pitch straight after work. Although injuries in sport can sometimes be unavoidable, giving yourself… Read more
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What happens after Breast Reconstruction Surgery

What happens after Breast Reconstruction Surgery

October 31, 2016
On breast awareness month the main focus is prevention and awareness, however, what happens once we are able to battle this disease? Going through breast cancer can be a difficult and… Read more
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Everyday Hero : Nahar Khalisadar

Everyday Hero : Nahar Khalisadar

October 21, 2016
HCA’s selected #EverydayHero, Nahar Khalisadar is a Breast Care Clinical Nurse Specialist from London Bridge Hospital. Nahar gives us an insight into her work life and what inspired… Read more
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How to stay ‘Food Safe’

How to stay ‘Food Safe’

October 6, 2016
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) estimates that more than half a million people in the UK experience food poisoning each year, and… Read more
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Avoiding the Terrible Toos - How to prevent injuries and pain

Avoiding the Terrible Toos - How to prevent injuries and pain

October 3, 2016
The key to avoiding non traumatic injuries is not doing too much too soon (also known as the terrible too’s!).  Overloading your body too quickly is one of the main reasons… Read more
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Breast Cancer Awareness- Screening and Imaging explained

Breast Cancer Awareness- Screening and Imaging explained

October 1, 2016
Did you know that Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK affecting 1-8 women at some time during their life? This is an alarming figure, however if diagnosed at an early… Read more
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Everyday Hero : Floriana Bugamelli

Everyday Hero : Floriana Bugamelli

September 29, 2016
HCA’s selected #EverydayHero is Floriana Bugamelli a member of the housekeeping department at London Bridge Hospital. Floriana took the time to tell us about her working day, her… Read more
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A day in the life of a Dietetic Manager: Evelyn Toner

A day in the life of a Dietetic Manager: Evelyn Toner

September 27, 2016
Evelyn Toner is the Acting Dietetic Manager of HCA Healthcare UK at The Shard. From losing weight to improving fitness to managing painful gut conditions, the dietetic expert helps… Read more
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Career Spotlight: Dennis Garcia

Career Spotlight: Dennis Garcia

September 22, 2016
 1. What is your current job? I am currently a Charge Nurse in the Outpatient and Diagnostic Centre in The Shard. 2. How long have you worked… Read more
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A day in the life of a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Simon Owen-Johnstone

A day in the life of a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon: Mr Simon Owen-Johnstone

September 22, 2016
Mr Simon Owen-Johnstone is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in our Outpatient Centre at HCA Healthcare at The Shard, where he helps patients with everything from a dislocated elbow… Read more
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A day in the life of a Business Registration Manager: Jo Felton

A day in the life of a Business Registration Manager: Jo Felton

September 15, 2016
Please tell us about your role in the Business Office  As Business Registration Manager it is my responsibility to oversee all Outpatient Registration, Cashiers… Read more
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Ergonomics and Posture: The correct way to sit at your work station

Ergonomics and Posture: The correct way to sit at your work station

September 15, 2016
Ergonomics and Posture: The correct way to sit at your work station By Aisling O’Malley, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, BSc (hons) MSc, MACP, MCSP Read more
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Mary Ann See-Sante an #EverydayHero

Mary Ann See-Sante an #EverydayHero

September 2, 2016
Our chosen #EverydayHero Mary Ann See-Sante works as a Nurse at HCA Healthcare UK Outpatients & Diagnostics at The Shard. The Philippines-born nurse takes time out of helping patients… Read more
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Tips to enjoy your summer holiday without ruining your diet

Tips to enjoy your summer holiday without ruining your diet

August 10, 2016
So you have spent weeks, or even months, working on perfecting that ‘beach body’ and now it’s finally time to jet off to the sun for that much awaited holiday. We have… Read more
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Stay Safe in the Sun

Stay Safe in the Sun

August 4, 2016
The summer is here, time to enjoy every moment but skin awareness and safety whilst out must not be at the bottom of your list. Our Consultant Dermatologist, Dr… Read more
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Recovering from and Preventing Hamstring strains

Recovering from and Preventing Hamstring strains

August 4, 2016
The hamstring strain is the most common injury in football. Commonly they are non-contact, you typically will see it during a sprint where a player will just pull up after feeling a sharp… Read more
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A day in the life of a Consultant Gastroenterologist

A day in the life of a Consultant Gastroenterologist

July 20, 2016
HCA Healthcare UK’s Dr Jeremy Sanderson is a dedicated Consultant Gastroenterologist, who… Read more
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Flavio Viegas an #EverydayHero

Flavio Viegas an #EverydayHero

July 19, 2016
HCA #EverydayHero Flavio Viegas takes time out of his busy schedule to speak to us about his job as Concierge Security at The Shard Outpatients centre. We ask him what he loves most about… Read more
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Mastering technique: Squatting Without Back Pain

Mastering technique: Squatting Without Back Pain

June 21, 2016
Squats are a fantastic exercise to strengthen the quads, glutes, hamstrings, core and back muscles. They are one of the best ‘bang for buck’ exercises in terms of the gains… Read more
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Men’s health myths busted in time for summer

Men’s health myths busted in time for summer

June 17, 2016
 As summer approaches, often comes the added pressure to be fit and in shape. Many men will hit the gym and start lifting weights, try fad diets and quick fix routines. We want to… Read more
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Injury Prevention for Marathon Runners

Injury Prevention for Marathon Runners

April 11, 2016
Running is a high risk sport for injuries with 50% of runners getting injured each year. The main reason runners get injured is when their training load exceeds their body’s capacity.… Read more
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5 Top Tips to optimise your Marathon Nutrition

5 Top Tips to optimise your Marathon Nutrition

April 8, 2016
If you’ve entered a marathon this year, it is likely that training is now well under way, however, like many runners, you may have been neglecting your diet. In a world of contradictory… Read more
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Meet the staff: Milagros De Chavez

Meet the staff: Milagros De Chavez

April 4, 2016
How long have you been working at London Bridge Hospital? I have been working at London Bridge Hospital since Sept 2010, as a Healthcare Assistant Phlebotomist.… Read more
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Make it to the finish line with our top tips

Make it to the finish line with our top tips

March 29, 2016
Clear objectives, a consistent routine and the right diet are among the key ingredients for a successful and rewarding marathon, according to physio experts at HCA Healthcare UK. With… Read more
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Prostate Cancer: an arising concern amongst British men

Prostate Cancer: an arising concern amongst British men

March 23, 2016
This month marks the beginning of prostate cancer awareness month, an annual event that hopes to raise awareness of the disease and better inform the public about prostate health.… Read more
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HCA Healthcare UK has hero in its midst

HCA Healthcare UK has hero in its midst

February 26, 2016
Our concierge, Fabio Dias was named man of the hour when he saved someone from drowning in the River Thames whilst on the way to work on 19th January 2016.  Fabio’s account:… Read more
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Launch day at HCA Healthcare UK at The Shard

Launch day at HCA Healthcare UK at The Shard

January 25, 2016
It has been such an exciting time working on the build project of the new HCA Healthcare UK centre in The Shard. There have been many challenging moments along the way with so many parties… Read more
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