June

The six most common questions asked in a knee clinic

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Sanjeev Anand, answers some of the common questions asked in his knee clinic. Read more...


May

Acid Reflux: A thing of the past thanks to pioneering new LINX® procedure

Have you ever felt not physically 100%? That was Peter Harrison’s constant complaint and he considered himself fit and healthy... Read more


April

Using 3D Printed Titanium Cages for Spinal Surgery

It was a huge relief for Debra Rust when Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital’s consultant orthopaedic spine surgeon, Mr Almas Khan, was able to spot instantly the problem with her spine... Read more


Why you need a multi-disciplinary approach for rapid sports injury recovery 

Get an insight to the treatment available at the Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital - read Henry's story... Read more

March

Athlete returns to sport thanks to rare robotic-assisted double knee operation at Leeds Hospital - Ian's story

An athlete at a high level of sporting fitness has benefited from innovative technology at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital meaning he can go back to the sport he loves following double knee replacement surgery... Read more

February

Our 500th total hip replacement using MAKO robotic-arm assisted surgery

Yorkshire's largest independent hospital celebrates this wonderful accolade... Read more


Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science at Leeds Hospital 


11th February 2022 marks the United Nations' International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We're proud to introduce you to some of Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital's remarkable women in science... Read more 


January

Foot & Ankle Sports Injuries in Teenagers - Alex's story

We look at understanding the significance of sports injuries in young people - read more about Alex, an 18-year-old keen amateur footballer... Read more 


Shoulder injuries in teenagers - Madi's story 

Madi, an aspiring young gymnast at a remarkably high-level, suddenly went from being able to perform complicated gymnastic routines to a complete stop because of a shoulder injury... Read more

Scoliosis in teenagers - Lola’s Story 

Scoliosis - a curvature of the spine, is often not detected early enough in young people because it normally occurs around puberty when the body is changing, and a major growth spurt occurs...Read more

December

Consultant article: Headaches in children

Headaches can be a common problem in children of all ages. Consultant paediatric neurologist Dr Gayatri  Vadlamani talks to us about some of the causes of headaches and ways to treat them...Read more

November

Robotic Orthopaedic surgery – which robotic system do you choose?

You may have become aware of the launch of various robotic systems for orthopaedic surgery.  Unless you have a degree in Engineering to understand the technological differences between each one, how do you, as a patient, choose the right one for you?... Read more

October

How to condition your body for increasing sport and activity levels 

What's the best approach? Personal Trainer and Physiotherapy Assistant Dave Bown shares his tips....Read more

September

The six most common running injuries (and how to treat them) 

Sports & Exercise Medicine and Musculoskeletal Physician Dr Alastair Jones from the Sports Medicine and Injury Clinic talks to us about the most common running injuries and how to treat them... Read more

August

What’s the paediatric (childrens') service like at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital?

We’ve gathered our quarterly feedback from paediatric patients, parents and carers... Read more


July

Leeds Hospital awarded a National Joint Registry (NJR) Quality Data Provider.

NJR Quality Data Provider is achieved through consistent logging and monitoring of the success of our joint replacement operations carried out at our hospital. Find out how this data helpful for patients... Read more


June 

Treating your sports injury with Shockwave Therapy at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital.

What is Shockwave Therapy? And how can it help your sports injury? We chat to Physiotherapy Outpatient Clinical Lead, Dan Garbutt...Read more


A Senior Physiotherapist's guide to avoiding common gardening injuries.

Senior Physiotherapist Emma Pollard from Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital shares her tips on keeping fit and well whilst enjoying attending to the garden...Read more

May

Leeds Hospital becomes the only provider in Yorkshire to achieve international aseptic technique accreditation.

Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital is just one of a handful of hospitals in the country to achieve silver accreditation for Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT®) from The Association for Safe Aseptic Practice (ASAP)...Read more

Six stone weight loss for Leeds patient - COVID-19 lifesaver.

54-year-old Samantha Taylor-Rose underwent weight loss surgery at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital, read about her journey returning to good health before the pandemic struck...Read more


April

Generous donation from patient, after life was 'transformed' following treatment.

Leeds Hospital patient Carol Taylor has kindly donated several artificial joint models which we frequently use in patient consultations to help explain procedures. Here's Carol's story on why she did this wonderful and generous donation...Read more


Returning to the gym on 12th April: How to Avoid Injury After Coronavirus Lockdown.

Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital's senior physiotherapists Emily Jackson and Daniel Gibson share their tips on how to get back into fitness and training at the gym avoiding injury...Read more 

March

Football player fighting fit thanks to multi-practitioner rehabilitation programme.

Semi-professional footballer for Scarborough Athletic, Isaac came to us last September for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery. “I wanted to get back to playing again as soon as possible. But with lockdown, I could not get to a gym. I’m really grateful for the recovery programme offered by Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital... Read more


February

Transformative spinal surgery for 90-year-old during COVID-19 pandemic.

This fiercely independent 91-year old, Dorothy, is a keen dancer, travels on cruise holidays and goes to town every week. This suddenly came to a stop in 2019, after she developed severe back and leg pain, but after recent complex transformative spinal surgery, is now looking forward to all those things she put on hold... Read more


January

The six myths of pelvic health. 

Bladder, bowel and sexual health are still not topics everyone feels comfortable talking about which can lead to misinformation. Pelvic health specialist, Senior Physiotherapist Megan Campbell clarifies six of the most common myths about your pelvic floor... Read more

December

Returning to exercise following lockdown.

Read our guide from David Bown, physiotherapy assistant and qualified personal trainer at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital... Read more

November

Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital's first-three level complex anterior spinal reconstruction with outstanding results for Grandfather of five.

The relatively quick onset?of sciatica meant 64-year-old grandfather of five John Cummings from? Addingham, Leeds, was experiencing shooting pains when walking with a poor posture... Read more

October 

Rainforest Adventure is highlight of Assistant Head Teacher's journey back to fitness after hip replacement 

As featured in the Wakefield Express: At 40, Wakefield Girls’ High School assistant headteacher Joanna Rhodes was facing the prospect of not being able to tie her shoelaces for the rest of her life... Read more

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