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Floaters and flashes – the definitive FAQs

You may have heard of floaters or flashes, and chances are you have either had one of them or know someone who has. But what are floaters and flashes, how do they come about and what can be done about them? Mr Kurt Spiteri Cornish, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Claremont, takes a closer look.

A day in the life of Craig Short, Patient Services Administrator

In the first of our new ‘A day in the life of’ series, where we sit down and learn more about the brilliant people behind the scenes at Claremont, we sit down with Craig Short, our Patient Services Administrator. We learn about Craig’s role, hear about his favourite bits of the job and learn about the attributes needed to succeed in the position. Continue reading to find out more…

Hand and wrist injuries – the most common injuries and fractures

We don’t often think about it, but almost every task we perform on a day-to-day basis requires the use of the hands. From drying the clothes, driving a car or typing on a keyboard – our hands and wrist are crucial to our quality of life. It also means there’s also a fairly high degree of risk involved with common physical activities. Hand and wrist injuries are actually quite common among people, both young and old.

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Common bowel problems – what could it be? An expert’s insight

Bowel problems in adults are not uncommon, affecting individuals of all ages and both men and women. But what are the signs and symptoms of bowel issues, and what are the warning signs of a more serious digestive illness? With April being bowel cancer awareness month, we sit down with Mr Peter Goodfellow, Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon, to learn more about common bowel troubles and when you should see a specialist.

Floaters and flashes – the definitive FAQs

You may have heard of floaters or flashes, and chances are you have either had one of them or know someone who has. But what are floaters and flashes, how do they come about and what can be done about them? Mr Kurt Spiteri Cornish, Consultant Ophthalmologist at Claremont, takes a closer look.

Hand and wrist injuries – the most common injuries and fractures

We don’t often think about it, but almost every task we perform on a day-to-day basis requires the use of the hands. From drying the clothes, driving a car or typing on a keyboard – our hands and wrist are crucial to our quality of life. It also means there’s also a fairly high degree of risk involved with common physical activities. Hand and wrist injuries are actually quite common among people, both young and old.