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The Sunday Times reports "Private scan clinic missed three baby defects in a week"

21 Jul 2020

The Sunday Times reports "Private scan clinic missed three baby defects in a week".

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Skin rash should be considered fourth key symptom of Covid 19

21 Jul 2020

A new pre-print study led by King’s College London has found that characteristic skin rashes and ‘COVID fingers and toes’ can occur in the absence of any other symptoms and therefore should be considered as key diagnostic signs of the virus.

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Babies Children and COVID-19

07 Jul 2020

Dr Ed Abrahamson, Consultant Paediatrician, updates us on how Covid-19 affects babies and children. The good news is that the risk is very low.

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Why is teledermatology good for urgent advice about a mole, skin lesion or rash?

26 Feb 2020

The Medical Chambers Kensington is currently the only private clinic in London to offer Teledermatology. Teledermatology uses high quality medical images to diagnose dermatological conditions.

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How paediatricians help identify and treat childhood allergies

04 Dec 2019

Dr Sophie Flammarion works as part of the paediatric team at our clinic. Here she discusses check-ups, immunisations and one of her specialisms, managing and treating childhood allergies. 


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How a paediatrician can help your child

02 Dec 2019

“We work as a team at the clinic. If I’m not available to see one of my patients, parents are able to make an appointment with a paediatrician who has a similar way of working to me and has full access to their child’s medical notes.” 

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Does too much sun exposure cause melanoma?

05 Nov 2019

Summer might be over, but when it comes to melanoma – a type of skin cancer where moles are the most obvious sign – recent studies have shown that exposure to sunlight is not the greatest risk factor.

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Debunking menopause myths

18 Oct 2019

The more we talk about menopause as a society, the more we can aim to support women through this major milestone. Knowing the facts is useful, but with so many conflicting stories in the news around treatments and lifestyle choices, it can be hard to know what to believe.

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The menopause, mood swings and me

17 Oct 2019

Menopause can trigger all sorts of emotional changes, from anxiety to low mood to depression. If you’ve noticed a difference in your mood, it is more than likely to do with a number of factors, including a change in hormones, and the effect of common menopausal symptoms on your lifestyle.

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What are the signs of perimenopause?

16 Oct 2019

Perimenopause loosely translates as ‘around menopause’, which is a vague yet apt description for this undefined period of time that marks the transition to menopause.

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