News & Information
At Surrey Gynaecology we make every effort to keep abreast of the latest developments in medical science and technology as well as being up-to-date with general news around gynacological matters, hormones and the menopause. Here are some items of interest:
Bupa Valued Consultant
We are proud to me one of Bupa’s valued consultants in their Open Referral Network. This means that we can treat Bupa’s customers with named as well as open referrals.
Hereditary cancer testing
All of us have a 1-in-2 lifetime risk of cancer. Most are due to environmental and lifestyle factors and there are national screening programmes in many countries to try to identify some cancers early when treatment is most effective.
Women with heavy periods should be offered a hysteroscopy
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) said it had updated its guidance because of advances in diagnostic techniques. It now recommends hysteroscopy as a first-line test for women with heavy menstrual bleeding.
Women with severe period pains should be checked for endometriosis
Women suffering period pain should be checked for signs of endometriosis, amid concerns GPs are missing too many cases of the womb condition, watchdogs say.