Making Maternal Mental Health a Priority

Maternal mental health issues can cause significant problems for new mothers and their babies. It’s important to understand why these issues develop, and what can be done to support mothers experiencing them. With early recognition and the right support, maternal mental health issues can be treated. What is perinatal mental health? Perinatal mental health refers […]

Living with Chronic Pain in Aberdeen? Our Expert Team Can Help

Chronic pain is a serious issue which affects a significant number of people. Did you know that chronic pain affects between 35 and 51% of adults in the UK?1 What is chronic pain? Chronic pain is defined as pain lasting over three months. There are many causes of chronic pain. Chronic pain can be caused […]

Men’s Health Check: Personalised health screening to optimise your wellbeing

At ROC Private Clinic we believe that regular men’s health checks can help you live life to the fullest. Our men’s health checks are designed by our expert medical team to: Pick up medical issues in the early stages Address physical and mental health problems Promote positive lifestyle changes to improve wellbeing What does a […]

Ovarian Cancer Screening: Early Detection Saves Lives

Ovarian Cancer What is ovarian cancer? Ovaries are part of the female reproductive system. They produce and store eggs. Ovarian cancer refers to any cancerous growth that develops in the ovaries. How common is ovarian cancer? There are 7,500 new cases of ovarian cancer every year in the UK. That means 21 people are diagnosed every […]

Why travel consultations are more important now than ever before

After 2 years of pandemic-related travel restrictions, the world is opening back up. Travel rules might be easing up, but travel-related infections are not.  As you prepare for your trip abroad, protecting yourself against Covid-19 will likely be at the forefront of your mind. But it’s important to consider what steps you should be taking […]

Our Planet, Our Health: Tips for taking care of ourselves and the world around us

In celebration of World Health Day, we are sharing our tips on taking care of ourselves and the world around us.  Ways we can take care our health 1. Take part in gratitude practice Gratitude practice is the art of taking time to consider what we are grateful for. Many researchers have carried out studies […]

Cervical Screening : What you need to know

The cervix is part of the female reproductive system. It is located between the vagina and the uterus (womb) and is often referred to as the neck of the womb. How common is cervical cancer? There are 3200 new cases of cervical cancer diagnosed every year in the UK. This means that 9 people are […]

Using fertility app trackers for contraception

In recent times it has become increasingly popular for women to track menstruation on mobile apps. The use of technology to take the guesswork out of tracking is significantly helping women to work out fertile days and also when to use contraception. Although reproductive apps are useful for menstruation tracking, their reliability for contraception use […]

Why Covid 19 Pandemic Should Not Stop You Seeking Routine Help For Your Health Matters

We are approaching 2 years since the Covid 19 pandemic started. Delays in routine healthcare have been highly publicised, whether a consequence of Covid restrictions or patient behaviours, with individuals avoiding medical care due to Covid 19 concerns.  In my opinion, these delays are further compounded by the lack of face-to-face consultations and a drive […]

Genome Sequencing with NAG

Looking for a truly unique Christmas present for a loved one? Why not give them a voucher for genetic code testing at ROC!  By Dr Nicola Harrison  Why test your genome?   Genome is a current buzz word and means a human’s complete set of DNA, including all 22,000 genes. Although most DNA is identical between people, there are small differences or variants that make us all unique. Certain variants can be linked to certain health […]