Lymph node clearance

This is where all the lymph nodes, which can be found on the side of a known breast cancer, are removed at surgery. This is usually done at the same time as the removal of the cancerous lesion in the breast.

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Why wait for Cataract Surgery?

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St Joseph’s Centre of Excellence for Ophthalmology is offering a free consultation* for patients needing cataract surgery. Sight gives us the freedom to live the life we choose and make independent decisions, so the thought of losing it due to cataracts can be quite scary for anyone

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Most of us will experience a problem with our eyes at some point in our lives. Mr Michael Andrew Roberts, Consultant Ophthalmologist with St Joseph's Hospital, talks about some of the most common problems, how to spot them and how they're treated

Tackling the rapid rise in stress in the workplace

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Your job can provide a great sense of fulfilment and satisfaction, but if things get too intense it can seriously affect your mental wellbeing. Here, a leading doctor at St Joseph’s Hospital in Newport explains why a good work-life balance is so important

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