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Preventicum Resources

Welcome to our Resource Library. Stay up-to-date with the latest news from our clinic and insights and videos from our Preventicum doctors and health specialists.

Blogs

Welcome to our online blog, a place for us to discuss topical health and wellbeing news. Written by our clinical professionals and guest bloggers from the health sector.  

 

COVID-19 – Beyond the Initial Infection

COVID-19 – Beyond the Initial Infection

We are now entering the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by one of the SARS coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2. As of 30 March 2021, more than 127 million cases have been confirmed, with more than 2.79 million deaths attributed to COVID-19, making it one of...

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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in women and although it mainly affects women who have been through the menopause, it can sometimes affect younger women too. Each year in the UK, 7,400 women are...

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Cancer 30 Gene Panel

Cancer 30 Gene Panel

Overview All of us have a 1 in 2 lifetime risk of cancer, but some common cancers – breast, melanoma, pancreatic, prostate and ovarian – are known to occur more frequently in families, passing from one generation to the next. This is because certain gene mutations can...

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Covid-19

Here is the latest information on COVID-19 and how we are safeguarding our staff and patients.

 

COVID-19 – Beyond the Initial Infection

COVID-19 – Beyond the Initial Infection

We are now entering the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by one of the SARS coronaviruses, SARS-CoV-2. As of 30 March 2021, more than 127 million cases have been confirmed, with more than 2.79 million deaths attributed to COVID-19, making it one of...

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Preventicum Remains Open

Preventicum Remains Open

In accordance with UK Government guidelines announced on Saturday 31st October, we are pleased to confirm that the new lockdown measures from 5th November to 2nd December do not affect healthcare provision and Preventicum will remain open as normal, continuing to...

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Maskne

Maskne

In recent months due to the pandemic most of us have experienced increased stress levels which can affect all areas of health including our skin. Stress contributes to flare-ups of pre-existing acne and other skin conditions, but in addition to this we are seeing...

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Corporate and Industry News

Our recent news highlights latest events at Preventicum and also shares latest news from the health sector.

 

Cancer 30 Gene Panel

Cancer 30 Gene Panel

Overview All of us have a 1 in 2 lifetime risk of cancer, but some common cancers – breast, melanoma, pancreatic, prostate and ovarian – are known to occur more frequently in families, passing from one generation to the next. This is because certain gene mutations can...

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Preventicum Remains Open in National Lockdown

Preventicum Remains Open in National Lockdown

Preventicum will remain open during the National Lockdown, announced on 4th January 2021. The new measures do not affect healthcare provision and we will continue to provide health assessments during this time. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present challenges to...

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Preventicum Remains Open in Tier 4

Preventicum Remains Open in Tier 4

We are pleased to confirm that the new Tier 4 measures for London from 20th December 2020, do not affect healthcare provision and Preventicum will remain open as normal, continuing to provide world class health assessments in our state of the art clinic. The COVID-19...

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Preventicum Video Content

We will regularly post new videos and podcasts highlighting health and medical issues as well as interesting features like a ‘Day in the Life of….’.

 

 

Preventicum in the Press

Preventicum are often mentioned in the Press.  Here you will be able to read atricvles written about us and the work that we do.

 

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ESSENTIAL

Consultation with a Preventicum doctor
Lasting up to 50 minutes, you will have the opportunity to discuss your current health, medical and family history and any concerns you may have.

Detailed physical examination with a Preventicum doctor
An examination of the eyes, ears, mouth, throat, heart, lungs, musculoskeletal system, nervous system, gastrointestinal system and skin. In men we examine the groin, testes and prostate* (over 50) and in women we perform a breast examination and gynaecological examination and smear if required.*
*With consent and chaperone if requested.

Vital observations
Height, weight, BMI, resting heart rate, blood pressure

Over 45 blood tests and urine analysis
Including a full blood count, comprehensive cholesterol profile, liver and kidney function tests, bone profile, iron studies, inflammatory markers, thyroid function in women, HbA1c (diabetes test), vitamin D, and PSA on men over 50 years.

Ultrasound examinations
We scan the carotid arteries, abdominal aorta, liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, pancreas, kidneys, spleen, bladder, uterus and ovaries in women and the prostate in men.

Echocardiogram
A non-invasive ultrasound examination using high-frequency sound waves to create detailed pictures of your heart. We look at the structure and function of your heart including the valves and can record dynamic changes within this moving organ to see how the heart is managing blood flow around the body.

Resting electrocardiogram (ECG)
ECG is used in diagnosing many electrical heart abnormalities and can help to show if there is the possibility of significant coronary artery disease.

Spirometry (lung function test)
Spirometry is used to determine lung function and to help to detect lung disease.

Body Composition Analysis
The InBody 720 provides a detailed, highly accurate map of body composition, including visceral fat, using 30 impedance measurements.

Audiometry (hearing test)
This test measures the sensitivity of your hearing across a range of different frequencies.

Results consultation
The opportunity to go through your results from the day with your Preventicum doctor and discuss further management and referrals as needed. Please note that some of the results take slightly longer to analyse and will be available in your final report.

Preventicum Lifestyle Prescription
A bespoke lifestyle prescription covering the key areas of nutrition, sleep, exercise, relaxation and environment, to help you optimise your health and wellbeing.

Follow-on consultation
This 20-minute virtual follow-on consultation will take place 6 months after your assessment or at a time of your specification.

For more information, please see our brochure.

ELITE

Consultation and physical examination with a Preventicum doctor
Lasting up to 60 minutes, you will have the opportunity to discuss your current health, medical and family history and any concerns you may have. Your doctor will also carry out a physical examination of the eyes, ears, mouth, throat, heart, lungs, musculoskeletal system, nervous system, gastrointestinal system and skin. In men we examine the groin, testes and prostate* (over 50) and in women we perform a breast examination and gynaecological examination and smear if required.*
*With consent and chaperone if requested.

Vital observations
Height, weight, BMI, resting heart rate, blood pressure.

Over 50 blood tests and urine analysis
Including a full blood count, comprehensive cholesterol profile, liver and kidney function tests, bone profile, iron studies, inflammatory markers, thyroid function, HbA1c (diabetes test), vitamin and mineral profile including vitamin D, and PSA on men over 50 years.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
MRI scans of your brain, heart, central arteries and organs of the abdomen and the pelvis as well as a whole spinal scan including your cervical, thoracic and lumber spine. Our two, state-of-the-art MRI scanners are equipped with ‘in-bore’ technology, ambient lighting and a choice of music or film to create an immersive audio video visual experience.

Ultrasound examinations
We scan the carotid arteries, abdominal aorta, liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, pancreas, kidneys, spleen, bladder, uterus and ovaries in women and the prostate in men.

VO2max*
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing, also known as VO2max, is a measure of aerobic, cardiac fitness and endurance capacity.
*Please note that during COVID-19 restrictions, this aerosol generating test is not being offered. You may book to return for this at a later date, or we will refund you the cost for this test.

Resting electrocardiogram (ECG)
ECG is used to diagnose electrical heart abnormalities and can help to show if there is the possibility of significant coronary artery disease.

Spirometry (lung function test)
Spirometry is used to determine lung function and to help to detect lung disease.

Pure Sports musculoskeletal movement screen and strength & conditioning coaching
A consultation and movement screen with a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist at Pure Sports (on-site) to determine injuries, exercise history and gait analysis. A sports coach will then take you through an in-depth strength assessment using a mix of gym equipment, clinical tests, and hand-held strength testing for specific muscle groups.

Body Composition Analysis
A detailed, highly accurate map of body composition, including visceral fat, using 30 impedance measurements.

Audiometry (hearing test)
This test measures the sensitivity of your hearing across a range of different frequencies.

Radiologist consultation
A results consultation with one of our highly experienced consultant radiologists. A virtual tour viewing hundreds of your MRI scan images, including a video of your beating heart and you will be given a USB of your images to take away on the day.

Results consultation
The opportunity to go through your results from the day with your Preventicum doctor and discuss further management and referrals as needed. Please note that some of the results take slightly longer to analyse and will be available in your final report.

Preventicum Lifestyle Prescription
A bespoke lifestyle prescription covering the key areas of nutrition, sleep, exercise, relaxation and environment, to help you optimise your health and wellbeing.

Follow-on consultation
This 30-minute virtual follow-on consultation will take place 6 months after your assessment or at a time of your specification.

For more information, please see our brochure.