News

19 July

MANAGEMENT OF THYROID NODULES - Mr. RAJAN PATEL


Article by: Rajan Patel
MBChB, MD, FRCS (ORLHNS), FRACS (ORLHNS)

Are thyroid nodules common?

Thyroid nodules are lumps that commonly arise within an otherwise normal thyroid gland. Thyroid nodules are three times more common in women than in men.

19 July

Just can't get enough - Dr. Kim Gear


Article by: Dr. Kim Gear
MMedSci, MBChB, BDS, BSC (Hons)

Salivary glands are exocrine glands that are part of the digestive system that produce saliva as an essential and complex fluid in the oral cavity. There are three pairs of major salivary glands, the parotid, submandibular, and the sublingual glands, and many smaller minor glands in the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx.

4 March

GOODFELLOW SYMPOSIUM 2020 - MERCYASCOT SPEAKERS

Get to know our MercyAscot speakers and their topics. Where available please click on their links to see speaker bios and topic synopsis.

20 January

Shoulder pain: Not always what it seems

 

The shoulder is a common source of pain and functional disability. It is is the third most common musculoskeletal complaint in the general population, and accounts for approximately 5% of musculoskeletal consultations to GP’s.

24 September

Prostates, PSA’s and peeing problems - in support of Blue September

Dr Andrew Williams (consultant urologist) together with Dr Remy Lim (consultant radiologist), will discuss new trends in prostate cancer investigation and management, what are the recommendations for PSA testing and who should be referred for further investigation.

24 September

Management of first aid dental and other common oral conditions

Dr Muammar Abu-Serriah, an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon will present on how to manage first aid dental and maxillofacial problems, and some of the complications that could arise, such as traumatic tooth loss (avulsed tooth), gingivitis, infection, dry socket.

17 July

Malignant Ulcer of the mouth – What you need to know - Dr. Muammar Abu-Serriah

Article by: Dr. Muammar Abu-Serriah
BDS (Hons), MBChB, FDSRCPS (Glasg), MRCS (Glasg), FRCSGlasg (OMFS), MSc(MedSci) (Hons), MSc (Hons), PhD

16 July

What is sialadenitis? - Mr. Kevin Smith


Article by: Mr. Kevin Smith
MA(Cantab), MBBS, MRCS, FRACS(ORLHNS)

Dysfunction of the major salivary glands is common and causes significant morbidity when present.

11 July

Head and Neck Cancer: role of clinical nurse specialist & dietitian

   

Article by: Lou Tjaw and Belinda Reeves
Nurse Specialist Surgical Oncology and Head and Neck Cancer Dietitian

Patients having treatment for head and neck cancer have increased nutritional requirements, especially to aid wound healing.

11 July

Neck Lumps: How not to miss neck cancer - Mr. Rajan Patel


Article by: Rajan Patel
MBChB, MD, FRCS (ORLHNS), FRACS (ORLHNS)

Head and neck carcinoma is on the rise and is now the fifth most common cancer worldwide. In New Zealand between 2000 and 2010....

4 March

Goodfellow Symposium 2019 - MercyAscot speakers

Get to know our MercyAscot speakers and their topics. Where available please click on their links to see speaker bios and topic synopsis.

30 May

GP Newsletter - December 2017

30 May

MercyAscot's and Auckland Central Women’s Clinic FREE ‘Gynaecology Care Update' CME event

MercyAscot Education Session
Last days to RSVP for MercyAscot's and Auckland Central Women’s Clinic FREE ‘Gynaecology Care Update' CME event Monday June 25.