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Why My Husband’s Vasectomy Was the Best Thing Ever

At the Tollgate Clinic we pride ourselves on maintaining high Patient Satisfaction with the outcome of any surgery this includes No-Scalpel Vasectomy, we also like to make sure that the patient is certain that No-scalpel...

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Southend Minor Skin Surgery – New Service

Southend Minor Skin Surgery Clinic Tollgate Clinic are launching a new Minor Skin Surgery Service in Southend. Based at North Road Primary Care Centre in Westcliffe, we will be providing treatment for the following: Skin...

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NORTH EAST ESSEX INTEGRATED DERMATOLOGY SERVICE (NEEIDS)

If you have arranged an appointment with North East Essex Integrated Dermatology Service (NEEIDS) these are held at the Ambrose Avenue Surgery – Tollgate Health Centre Branch surgery Appointments are Monday – Friday...

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A Cut Above : The Rise of the luxury Brosectomy in the Daily Telegraph

A fascinating article on the rise of men having Vasectomy parties in America where they are called Brosectomy parties. You can read all about it here in the Daily Telegraph. Our very own General Manager Caroline Brock ...

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Frequently Asked Questions from Patients in relation to Vasectomy.

A patient may enquire about Vasectomy and its effectiveness in comparison to other methods of contraception, or may ask for some details about the procedure itself. There can be a lot of questions from the patient to the...

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A helpful tool to help health professionals and patients check for suspicious moles.

A really helpful tool is available from the NHS that patients, GPs and health professionals can use to check the signs and symptoms of moles they may be concerned about. This tool is for information only and not in...

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The 5 Best Article Reads for GPs this month.

Our selection of 5 great articles for GP’s to read this month. GP’s prescribing Antibiotics falls by more than 5% in a year NHS will publish national list of “low value” drugs to curb GPs’ prescribing c...

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Hourly Alerts and Reminders to prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

At the Tollgate Clinic in Colchester and at our Southend Carpal Tunnel service we treat patients already suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. There are many reasons why a patient may develop Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and ...

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GPs performing Minor Skin Surgery an underused resource

  Minor skin surgery performed by GPs in primary care is safe and prompt and may be an ‘underused resource’, claim researchers. An audit of GP self-reported data for minor skin surgery found that most operations...

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5 Common Myths on Vasectomy Debunked

The five myths of Vasectomy debunked by Dr. Jesse Mills a clinical professor of urology and director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA. Dr Mills says there are many myths surrounding the procedure that can make men worr...

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