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Tips for a healthy back

30 September 2014

The Physiotherapy Centre at Holy Cross Hospital in Haslemere is supporting this year’s national back care awareness week, which runs from 6 to 12 October. The week is organised by the charity BackCare and the 2014 campaign aims to put the spotlight on the prevention of back and neck pain among office workers.

For a limited period, The Physiotherapy Centre is offering office-based workers…

Annual sponsored walk

15 September 2014

Keen walkers are invited to enjoy some of the spectacular Haslemere countryside by taking part in Holy Cross Hospital’s Friends’ annual sponsored walk.

The 12-mile walk will take place on 5 October starting at 10am and leaving from the Hospital.

Chris Hinton, Chief Executive of Holy Cross Hospital says: “Individuals or groups of people will be more than welcome to join in this…

Holy Cross Hospital cheers the Tour of Britain

08 September 2014

Riders in the UK’s biggest professional cycle race will receive a warm welcome from The Physiotherapy Centre at Holy Cross Hospital on Saturday 13 September.

Cyclists taking part in the Tour of Britain will be around 20 miles into their 140-mile ride when they pass close to the bottom of the Hospital’s driveway. Averaging at a speed of 42kmph, the competitors will be greeted by a banner…

Five years of providing services for local people

21 July 2014

Five years after it first opened its doors for business, former and current patients have returned to The Physiotherapy Centre at Holy Cross Hospital to help celebrate its anniversary.   

As a thank you to the many people who have supported the Centre, a tea party was held on 17 July. 

Physiotherapist Karen Ford welcomed patients past and present. She described how the original…

HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO visits Holy Cross Hospital

09 July 2014

Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex has visited Holy Cross Hospital in Haslemere to mark the official opening of the Hospital’s sensory technology room.

HRH The Countess of Wessex in the Sensory Technology Room with a patient

The specialist hospital provides services for people with severe and…

Summer Newsletter

18 June 2014

Volume 3 of the Physiotherapy Newsletter is now available for download.

Exercising in warm water could reduce high blood pressure

07 May 2014

The findings of a study into the effects of exercising in warm water have given hope to the many people in the UK who have high blood pressure that has not responded to medication.

High blood pressure, which is also known as hypertension, is one of the main contributory factors of stroke, heart attack, heart disease and kidney failure. Once diagnosed, many people can be successfully treated…

Tour The Physiotherapy Centre online

22 April 2014

A new website has been launched to highlight the services and facilities on offer at The Physiotherapy Centre, Haslemere.

The Centre is part of Holy Cross Hospital and treats outpatients who are suffering from painful conditions or recovering from injury.

Chief Executive, Christopher Hinton says: “From recent conversations, we know that many local people are unaware of The Physiotherapy…

Transport of Delight - Saturday 31 May 2014

22 April 2014

An Evening of Cabaret and Songs, Poems and Music from World War One

Holy Cross Hospital achieves double success

14 April 2014

Holy Cross Hospital, Haslemere is celebrating double success following some high-level praise.

In February, the Care Quality Commission made an unannounced, routine inspection of the Hospital. The commission is the regulator of health and social care in England and checks that hospitals and care providers are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.

The inspector observed…