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women's health

#HysterectomySmart: Information resource on preparing for Hysterectomy

Did you know….? Hysterectomy is the second most common surgery for women and 1 in 3 women will have a hysterectomy by age 60 in the...

Dr Matt Hewitt

Surgical Innovation: Robotic Surgery

Robotic surgery has been around now for over ten years, but there is still some confusion in people's minds as to what robotic surgery...

abdominal hysterectomy

Patient Experience: Abdominal Hysterectomy

A Personal Account from Menarche to Hysterectomy and beyond. In October ’02, aged 51 my husband and I went for a 22 mile bike ride...

recovering from hysterectomy

Recovering from Hysterectomy – the big picture

by Justina Hurley So the surgery is over and now you are into the recovery phase. In this series of articles we will look at the various...

recovering from hysterectomy

Recovering from Hysterectomy – First 24 hours

by Professor Lynn Basford Hysterectomy – The PRAM Model RECOVERY PHASE – FIRST 24 HOURS Your Hysterectomy has just been...

anaesthesia

All about Anaesthesia

by Professor Lynn Basford Fear of anaesthesia One of the most talked about aspects of any surgery is your potential reaction to the...

hysterectomy d-day

D-Day! Hysterectomy Looming!

by Professor Lynn Basford Final Preparations: Admission to Hospital The day has now arrived on which your Hysterectomy is imminent. You may...

hysterectomy prepare

Preparing for Hysterectomy: Recap

by Professor Lynn Basford The first stage of our PRAM model is to provide you with information to PREPARE for your Hysterectomy. A daunting...

female hygiene

Preparing for Hysterectomy: Personal Hygiene

by Professor Lynn Basford What is Personal Hygiene? Discussing a women’s intimate parts has a sensitive ring, even more so when there is...

Managing medication before surgery

There seems to be an endless list of things to do before having your surgery. During this period it is easy to forget your prescribed...

Da Vinci Si

Patient Perspective: Experiencing a robotic surgery

Preparing for a robotic surgery. The thought of surgery is never pleasant but if you've been told that your option is a robotic surgery...

nutrition

Preparing for Hysterectomy: Nutrition

 by Professor Lynn Basford   There are many reasons to consider your nutritional intake prior to your upcoming Hysterectomy. This could ...

Preparing for Hysterectomy: Personal & Family Arrangements Checklist

by Professor Lynn Basford   Some practical things to consider before surgery There is deep seated emotion for women undergoing...

Laughter Yoga – What’s the joke?

 by Professor Lynn Basford   Laughter is the best medicine There is no doubt that laughter is the best medicine. Instinctively we know...

Preparing for Hysterectomy: Spring clean your lifestyle!

by Professor Lynn Basford It’s never too late to make changes Our life style may impact on our health and well being generally, but...

yoga for surgery

Pre-surgery Yoga

For those of you who feel there are other ways in which you can prepare for your forthcoming surgery, you might want to consider Yoga. No...

Walking in Sunshine! Tips to prepare for surgery

Prior to any surgery your immune system is compromised due to stress. When your body is in a stressed state your ability to heal quickly...

hysterectomy meditation

Preparing for Hysterectomy – Meditation & Relaxation

Any gynaecological surgical operation, no matter how small, is a stressful event. Scientists have long known that managing stress prior to...

pelvic floor exercise

Preparing for Hysterectomy – Pelvic Floor Exercises

by Professor Lynn Basford You should exercise… Arm 2: Exercise If you are not used to exercise it may seem very strange to have a...

positive attitude to hysterectomy

Preparing for Hysterectomy – Attitude

Facing a hysterectomy is a daunting and frightening experience. Even in the knowledge that this is the best possible outcome for you,...

multitasking

Preparing for Hysterectomy – PRAM

When facing hysterectomy, use our PRAM Model to help with pre surgery, recovery and then health maintenance. Stage one though, preparing...

Focus: Women’s Health Issues

It is without question that the health of women is subjugated to her reproductive system. That is to say her ability to: (i) conceive, (ii)...

Hysterectomy Fast Facts

Facing a hysterectomy is not a nice experience for any woman, but as hysterectomy is the second most common surgery a woman can face, (the...

Kindle: Not Your Mother’s Hysterectomy

You need a hysterectomy. That's a recommendation no woman wants to hear—but one that 600,000 contend with each year. Hysterectomy is the...