With the hay fever season well under way, symptoms are now affecting those of us who suffer from it. During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it’s important to bear in mind that if you have a cough or itchy throat, it could be down to pollen and not coronavirus. Hay fever is an allergic reaction to […]

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The current situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us all. The private hospitals are now assisting the NHS, providing much needed extra resources at this time. This means that the Spire Hospital in Hastings is no longer offering outpatient clinics. However, we are open and happy to see private patients, including children, via […]

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, it has been reported from multiple countries around the world that a significant number of patients contracting the virus have noticed a reduction in their sense of smell and taste. In some people with COVID-19, this may be the only symptom. However, fever and cough are still the main symptoms. […]

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Mr Kirkland offers both video and face to face consultations for his patients. If you are elderly, vulnerable or shielding, a video consultation in the first instance can be beneficial. Quite often, we are able to instigate treatment or investigations following video consultation. If you are happy to be seen in a face to face consultation, we follow strict hospital guidelines regarding COVID-19 to prioritise patient and staff safety.