Prevent Meningitis and Chickenpox: Tips to protect your family

Vaccinations are an important way of preventing disease, and so to mark European Immunization Week (23-29 April), Essex Private Doctors GP Dr Alice Scott has created this helpful guide to make sure you understand how you can tackle Meningitis, Chickenpox and Shingles, and take steps to protect your family. Meningitis Vaccination, Chickenpox Vaccination and Vaccination…

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Summer Holidays

The summer holidays are here and we want you to have the best time possible. Here are a few tips for the summer season. Sun safety: Exposure to sunlight can lead to sunburn and skin damage. Sunscreen is vital to prevent premature ageing, wrinkles and pigmentation problems. We recommend sunscreen of at least SPF 30 and one which is protective against…

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Hayfever Update

In our commitment to staying up to date and offering safe evidence based care, Dr Athreya and Dr Scott recently attended an Allergy Course. Included in this course there was a detailed lecture into evidence-based treatments for hayfever given by a world leading expert in the management of allergies. As a result of this we have…

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The Rise of the P –Shot

Private GP and aesthetician Dr Kannan Athreya is reporting increasing numbers of male patients attending his clinic for the Platelet Rich Plasma sexual rejuvenation treatment known as the P Shot, and even more enquiring about the procedure. The treatment involves harvesting the patient’s own PRP for strategic injection into the penis and glans penis. The…

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