Blood in Pee Campaign

NewmanEye Admin Advice, Opinions

Most people who pee blood would probably think that this was a little worrying.  Sometimes blood in the urine can be the first sign of a really important problem such as a bladder or kidney cancer.  These problems are more common in current or ex-smokers but even people with a healthy lifestyle may have them.  For many people however it …

New Treatments for Recurring Urine Infection in Women

NewmanEye Admin Advice, Opinions

Having one urine infection is enough to put up with and women are more likely to suffer with this condition. Some women are unlucky enough to suffer with more than one urine infection and these can need specialist assessment and treatment  particularly if they are suffering more than two infections per year. Specialist tests including non-invasive ultrasound scans are usual in …

PROMIS Prostate Cancer Trial Opens In Tunbridge Wells

NewmanEye Admin Advice, News

Recent media coverage has highlighted the work that clinicians including Alastair have been doing on the use of MRI scans to predict the presence of prostate cancer. The Telegraph online describes how MRI is being used to diagnose prostate cancer.  The PROMIS study to look in detail at men who are at risk of prostate cancer recently opened in Maidstone …

What to do if you find a testicle lump ?

NewmanEye Admin Advice

A common early sign of testicular cancer is a pain-free lump that develops in a testicle.   Though men may be sure that their lump is a cancer it is often the case that other swellings are present which are not serious, however it often takes an appointment with a Urologist and on some occasions an ultrasound scan and blood …

My kidney and I

NewmanEye Admin News, Patient Stories

Read about the Daily Mail columnist Dominic Lawson’s experience with kidney stones and how Alastair treated him at the Spire Hospital in Tunbridge Wells. Visit ‘Being poleaxed by a kidney stone is a price worth paying for my life of indulgence‘