Surgery (surgical procedures A-Z)
Browse our index of articles on surgical procedures to learn more about the procedure you are having. Information includes how to prepare and advice on aftercare.
Learn about your eyes and the best way to keep them healthy. In this page, you’ll find health eye tips and information about tests and surgical procedures.
Lipomas are soft fatty lumps that grow under the skin. Find out more about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
Lumbar puncture involves putting a needle into the lower back to diagnose and sometimes treat problems of the brain and spinal cord.
What is an oncologist?
An oncologist investigates, diagnoses and treats people with cancer or suspected cancer. There are 3 main types: surgical, medical and radiation oncologists.
A cystoscopy – when a doctor looks inside your bladder using a small camera – can help in diagnosing conditions that affect the bladder.
Laparoscopic reversal of Hartmann's procedure
Reversal of Hartmann’s procedure will allow you to open your bowels in the normal way. You will no longer need a stoma bag.
A hysteroscopy is a procedure to look inside the uterus (womb) using a small camera.. Learn how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect.
Ovarian cancer diagnosis
A physical examination for ovarian cancer involves checking for any lumps or masses and doing an internal examination. Find out about how ovarian cancer is diagnosed.
Cervical cancer diagnosis
Women who are suspected to have cervical cancer will undergo further tests to confirm a diagnosis of cervical cancer. Find out how cervical cancer is diagnosed.