Category: Articles

  • Electronic Prescribing and e-Scripts

    Our Doctors are now able to issue your scripts as an electronic script or “e-Script” for your convenience. Watch the video below for more information about how it works, and to see if an e-Script is the right option for you. For additional information, or to request your scripts in electronic format, please mention this […]

  • Summer News 2017

    Summer News 2017

    Dr Diana Hookham Retired   Dr Diana retired on the 26th August 2016 after 20 years working with her close colleague and friend, Dr Carmel O’Toole and being a founding member of BHWC She will be greatly missed by all her patients, staff and colleagues. She is enjoying her retirement so far!!

  • Well Woman Check

    A Well Woman Check is a top-to-toe check of how you are going. It is usually the sort of check up that refers to women in the reproductive phase of their life and beyond. It includes the following elements: we record your height, weight and blood pressure. We do a breast exam (and we can […]

  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

    Do you know what Hypertension is? A lot of people think it means you are very tense, but that’s not it at all. Hypertension is what we diagnose when two levels of pressure in your vascular system (blood circulation system) are higher than they should be. The first figure is called Systolic and we like […]

  • Pelvic Floor Exercises

    These days everyone seems to be talking about pelvic floor exercises, but what one earth does this mean? Everyone, both men and women, have pelvic floor muscles, which essentially sit in a horizontal position (when you’re standing) between your thighs. The pelvic floor muscles form a ‘figure of eight’ shape and they encircle the anus […]