Dr Lisa Anderson, General Practicioner

Heathfield Medical Centre NHS,

Dr Lisa Anderson is an experienced GP in Northwest London. She qualified from St Mary’s Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1986. After her GP training she joined a six partner practice in Hampstead Garden Suburb in 1993 and still practises there under the NHS. Having had a private practice in North London, she was delighted to be asked to continue to develop this at the Wellington Hospital in St John’s Wood.

Lisa sees patients of all ages, from babies to elderly, both male and female, and all nationalities. A GP has to be a jack of all trades and hence she has developed an extensive network of specialists on whom she can call for immediate advice or referral.

Lisa believes in treating each person as an individual and focusing on the prevention of ill health as well as the day-to-day management of acuteHas a sudden onset. problems and chronicA disease of long duration generally involving slow changes. disease. She encourages those in need to have an annual health screen to identify any potential problem areas.

At the Wellington Hospital, having adequate time with your patient is the most important part of the Consultation, as it is by listening to your patient that you pick up the clues necessary for diagnosisThe process of determining which condition a patient may have.. The excellent on-site diagnostics enable her to obtain most investigations, including scans, the same day.

Although Lisa deals with all aspects of health, she has additional diplomas in Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. Over the years she has developed a further interest in diabetesA disorder caused by insufficient or absent production of the hormone insulin by the pancreas, or because the tissues are resistant to the effects., high blood pressureThe pressure of blood within the arteries. and treatment of depressionFeelings of sadness, hopelessness and a loss of interest in life, combined with a sense of reduced emotional well-being and stressRelating to injury or concern.-related illnesses.

Lisa also has a flourishing medical practice within the music industry and is also on the BBC approved list of doctors. This work has given her experience with high profile individuals in a highly confidential setting.
 

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    There are a number of different causes of acuteHas a sudden onset. breathing difficulties in children and, as this can be a serious condition you should immediately consult your doctor if you are in any way concerned. It is useful for all parents including those who are first aid trained to familiarise themselves with how to treat choking in children. This article discusses the common causes of breathing difficulties in children including acute asthmaA respiratory disease featuring attacks of breathlessness and wheezing due to inflammation and narrowing of the upper airways. There is often an allergic component., allergic reactions (anaphylaxis) and bronchiolitisAn acute viral infection of the lungs, mainly affecting babies and small children..

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