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Can chronic pain be treated with cannabinoids?

Chronic pain, any pain that lasts over 6 months, can be difficult to treat and can hugely impact one's quality of life. Pain medicine and anaesthetic consultant, Dr Michael Platt and his expert team at London's award-winning Sapphire Medical Clinic are pioneering the use of cannabinoids, compounds found in the cannabis plant, as a treatment for chronic pain.

All you need to know about lens implants

Refractive lens exchange surgery, where artificial lenses are implanted, can help to sharpen and improve vision quality. Renowned consultant ophthalmologist Miss Velloor Jayshree Menon gives an expert guide to the different types of intraocular lenses available and the explains what patients can expect from the surgical procedure in this illuminating article.

How is minimally invasive surgery used in a total hip replacement?

Minimally invasive total hip replacement is a highly successful surgical procedure for the majority of patients with a damaged hip joint. Highly esteemed consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Senthil Kumar Velayudham, provides an expert insight into a minimally invasive total hip replacement and explains the important role of an enhanced recovery programme.

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