London Prestige Awards 2019
Roseneath Medical Practice – Private Medical Practice of the Year
The judges commend Roseneath Medical Practice for their considerate and ethical approach to healthcare.
Roseneath Medical Practice is a private practice in Richmond Upon Thames, which has established itself over the last three years, through the concerted efforts of a caring clinical and support team. The team consists of an experienced general practitioner (GP), a consultant paediatrician and administrative staff, who are friendly, compassionate, and put patient wellbeing first. The practice provides patients with
a relaxed, spacious and comfortable environment whilst also affording the highest possible standard of medical care by being equipped with the latest technology.
The judges commend Roseneath Medical Practice for their considerate and ethical approach to healthcare. In their everyday practice, Roseneath searches beneath the surface of a problem in order to identify and address the root causes of illnesses, rather than just treating symptoms. The practice also does not treat prescription medication as a cure-all remedy; instead, it concentrates on various aspects of, and possibilities for illness prevention. As well as treating illness, Roseneath Medical Practice helps empower patients to realise their maximum health potential for a large range of conditions. They guide patients – young and old – on their journey to wellbeing by integrating preventive measures such as nutrition, exercise and cognitive techniques into their everyday lives.
Did you know… the right time to think about treatment for pollen allergies is AFTER the pollen season?
For those of us who suffer from hay fever the ordeal for this year is over. Soon we will have forgotten all about the sneezing, eye watering and itching which pestered our lives for weeks and months.
What treatment is recommended and when?
The only evidence-based treatment for pollen allergies is desensitisation, however this should be started three months before the season.
What is desensitisation?
Desensitisation is based on the administration of low doses of allergen on a regular basis, for about three years. To be sure to choose the right allergen for the treatment it is important to consider the exact time span when you had your symptoms, as well as your allergic sensitisation levels.
Is desensitisation only for comfort?
No, the use of powerful antihistamines is a problem as this causes tiredness and reduces performance at work and school. Desensitisation is definitely recommended for children with a three-year history of hay fever because of their higher risk of developing allergic asthma.
Where can I get a desensitisation treatment arranged?
Call Roseneath Medical Practice on 020 8940 9955 to book desensitisation treatment with Dr Robert Arlt MD, Consultant Paediatrician with a special interest in allergy.
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‘Dr Soori is the best doctor I’ve ever had. She is really patient, knowledgeable and attentive. She helped me with my issues and also arranged further tests for the same day. She contacted me straight away to discuss results from my scan. I recommend Dr Soori to all my friends and family. She is definitely the best family doctor in Richmond!’
‘Dr Soori is the GP all doctors should be – kind, caring, not rushed, taking the time to fully understand the problem and diagnosing with skill and thought. She is more than a doctor, also being a trusted confidante, a true family doctor, making herself available at short notice with genuine care and concern. I cannot recommend her highly enough!’
‘We know Dr Robert Arlt for a number of years now. He always treated our children with excellent care. We regularly see Dr Arlt at Roseneath Medical Practice.
He is an excellent and caring paediatrician with lots of experience. We don’t live around Richmond but always happy to travel to see Dr Arlt.
Glad our children have got a fantastic doctor.’
‘I can highly recommend Dr Arlt. He is a very experienced and caring paediatrician whom we have seen since our daughter was born.’
Did you know?
In the case of a tick bite, it is advisable to remove the tick within the first 24 hours in order to reduce the risk of Lyme disease.
How do we deal with tick bites?
You are more likely to see the tick, than feel the bite. That is why you should check for tick bites on yourself and your children after spending time in grasslands or woodlands. It is common knowledge that contracting Lyme disease is the main concern. There are special kits available from pharmacies to remove ticks, but you may also simply use tweezers or even a couple of credit cards. It is important to grasp the tick as close to the skin surface as possible, to gently pull upwards and to disinfect the area afterwards.
When shall I see a doctor?
Blood tests shortly after a tick bite are unreliable. You should look out for a circular red rash developing around the bite a couple of days later but it may even occur up to three months later. Blood tests at this stage may still be unreliable and you will normally be prescribed a three-week course of antibiotics to avoid the late stages of Lyme disease. Lyme disease can more rarely simply start with flu-like symptoms. In this case repeated blood tests at longer intervals will usually be necessary to confirm the diagnosis.
Is there anything else we should be aware of?
Another disease transmitted by ticks is tick-borne encephalitis, which does not occur in the UK but does occur in large parts of Central and Eastern Europe. Fortunately, there is a vaccination available against it, which is available at Roseneath Medical Practice.
by Dr Robert Arlt MD – GMC Reg: 6135708
Did you know?…
Approximately 3,000 cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed each year in the UK?
Who is affected by cervical cancer?
• Cervical cancer mainly affects sexually active women aged between 30 and 45 years, although it
is possible for sexually active women of all ages to develop cervical cancer.
• The condition is very rare in women under 25 years of age.
What about Human papillomavirus?
• HPV is mainly transmitted through sexual intercourse. Most sexually active women and men will
be infected at some point in their lives and some may be repeatedly infected. The peak time for
acquiring infection is shortly after becoming sexually active. HPV infections usually clear up without
any intervention, but a small proportion of infections can lead to cervical cancer.
• Two HPV types (16 and 18) cause 70% of cervical cancers.
• Vaccination has been proven to be effective in preventing infection with HPV.
Why have cervical screening?
• The aim of cervical screening is to reduce the number of women who develop cervical cancer as well as those who
die from it. In fact since screening has been implemented it is estimated that at least 2,000 cases of cervical cancer are
prevented each year in the UK.
What are the guidelines for cervical screening?
• Women aged 25 to 49 years: screening every three years • Women aged 50 to 64 years: screening every five years.
• Women over 65 years: screening only for women that have recently had abnormal testing.
How can Roseneath Medical Practice help?
See Dr Soori, a female GP with an interest in Women’s health, for comprehensive cervical screening with HPV testing and
quick turnover of results.