Taking real patient questions to the medical specialists at Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Belfast.
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All About The Ears, Nose & Throat with Mr Turlough Farnan, ENT Consultant
In our final podcast of HealthStyle Season 2 we welcome Mr Turlough Farnan, ENT Consultant at Kingsbridge Private Hospital Belfast and North West. We discuss common issues he sees including nose bleeds, tonsillitis, allergies and sinusitis, how the immune response is triggered and how he targets the problem with the continuous aim to improve a persons quality of life. He answers your questions and touches on Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome, and we talk a bit about his sub specialist interest in cosmetic rhinoplasty procedures.
If you would like to find out more about our ENT services or Cosmetic Rhinoplasty, please visit kingsbridgeprivatehospital.com or email email@example.com if you would like to book an appointment with Mr Turlough Farnan.
Episode 10: Developing little ones sounds, language & confidence with Joanna Cushley, Speech & Language Therapist
Are you worried about your child's speech development? We are delighted to have Joanne Cushley, Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist on our HealthStyle Podcast to give us the low down on everything we should be looking out for when it comes to our children's speech and communication needs. Joanna answers your questions and talks us through what happens at an appointment and next steps for the family. She also discusses first words, when they should appear, how certain letters can be a little more difficult to grasp, and when is the right time to seek help. Joanna Cushley believes early intervention is important however it's never too late to seek help. To find out more about our Speech & Language service, please visit kingsbridgeprivatehospital.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to book an appointment with Joanna Cushley.
Episode 9: Prostate Health Unravelled with Professor Suneil Jain, Consultant Clinical Oncologist
In our latest episode of HealthStyle, we spoke to Professor Suneil Jain, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and internationally recognised expert in the management of Prostate Cancer. We get started by going back to the basics as he tells us what and where the prostate gland is. He talks about the initial step to take if you have any concerns and the pathway through to diagnostics and treatment. He encourages annual PSA testing for men, and helps us understand what it means if there is an elevated results. He also touches on other factors to think about including age and genetics. Prof Jain spends half his time doing research around Prostate Cancer and says it is a very exciting field to be in with the positive developments it continues to make. Prostate Cancer treatments have come extremely far over the years with the option of pre-treatments such as SpaceOAR Hydrogel and Fiducial Markers now available, which can be accessed through the Kingsbridge Prostate Clinic in Belfast. We hope you enjoy listening!
Visit kingsbridgeprostateclinic.com for further information or to book an appointment today.
Epsiode 8: Stress Buckets, PACE Parenting & More with Dr Kerry Sweeney, Child Psychologist
Is your child or teenager struggling with their mental health?
We were delighted to have Dr Kerry Sweeney, Child Psychologist at Kingsbridge Private Hospital in Belfast as our next HealthStyle podcast guest. Dr Sweeney recently joined Kingsbridge bringing with her 20 years of experience within the NHS and talks to us about the common issues she sees day to day including higher levels of anxiety and low moods. She can also offer CBT, ADHD assessments and Autism screening assessments so we discuss the clinical pathway for parents and their children and the solutions she can offer.
We touch on the impact of Covid and how we can practice emptying our stress buckets. Dr Sweeney also encourages PACE Parenting, the fundamental cornerstone of therapeutic parenting for all children however especially for children who have experienced trauma.
If you would like to find out more about our child psychology services, please visit kingsbridgeprivatehospital.com
Episode 7: Primary Care At Its Best with Dr Roger Brown, Private GP
We are delighted to be back with a new series of Health & Wellbeing topics with our very own healthcare specialists and our podcast host Avril Keys. In this first episode we welcome Dr Roger Brown, lead Private GP at Kingsbridge North West who discusses all things primary care with a specific emphasis on Men's Health. With over 30 years experience, Dr Roger Brown has worked in both the NHS and the private sector and explains the difference between the two when it comes to a GP appointment. He also talks about red flags, heart health, mental health, pain injections, vertigo, acne and even menopause as we put him to the test with your questions. We hope you enjoy listening!
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com or for further information please visit kingsbridgeprivatehospital.com
Episode 6: The Role of a Neurosurgeon with Mr Mano Shanmuganathan
In the final episode of Season 1 of our HealthStyle Podcast, we are delighted to get speaking to Mr Mano Shanmuganathan, Consultant Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon. Mr Shanmuganathan sat down with our host Avril Keys and tells us about his time in Bear Grylls Treasure Island and how it changed his outlook on life. He talks about his role as a Neurosurgeon and explains the difference between Neurosurgery and Neurology. He encourages us to Google the Doctor and not the symptoms and delves into how far Neurosurgery has developed and improved over the years. Mano also recommends HeadSmart, a useful app for parents that works to raise awareness of the common signs and symptoms of a brain tumour in babies, children and teenagers. Visit kingsbridgeprivatehospital.com for further information or email firstname.lastname@example.org