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  1. Opening of new Breast & Gynaecology Centre at Reddington Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria

    May 10, 2017

    Dr. Crowe was guest speaker at the opening of the new Breast and Gynaecology Centre on Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria on 1st May 2017. The centre is part of the Reddington Hospital Group and was unveiled by wife of the Vice-President, Mrs. Oludolapo Osinbajo. The centre offers state of the art facilities for treatment of women’s health


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    Parliamentary Group on Women’s Health seeks patient feedback on informed choice

    December 5, 2016

    The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Women’s Health has launched an inquiry into whether women are given an informed choice about the treatment options available for particular conditions.  The group aims to empower women to ensure that they can make an informed choice about the best treatment for them and that they are treated with dignity


  3. MRgFUS event 09-2015

    Educational seminar for GPs – Innovation in Gynaecology, 29th September 2015

    August 12, 2015

    Spire Parkway Hospital and the Birmingham Fibroid Clinic would like to invite GPs to a half day educational seminar entitled “Innovation in Gynaecology – knifeless surgery for the treatment of fibroids” to be held at The National Motor Cycle Museum on Tuesday September 29th 2015. Download invitation and programme The seminar will provide a comprehensive


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    Dr. Crowe is running the 2015 Birmingham Half Marathon for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust

    August 10, 2015

    Dr. Crowe is running the 2015 Birmingham Great Run Half Marathon on Sunday October 18th and is fundraising for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. The CF Trust is supporting research bringing us ever closer to a cure for the condition and ensuring that children diagnosed today are benefiting from optimal care and management from the outset.


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    Golfer tells of her MRgFUS treatment for uterine fibroids

    August 8, 2015

    Professional golf instructor, Alison Nicholas, has told her story of MRgFUS treatment for uterine fibroids in the Birmingham local newspaper HEM Life. She had the treatment as a day case at Spire Parkway Hospital and was back to normal activities within days. Read Full article.


  6. Canadian Government agency approves MRgFUS for uterine fibroids

    April 23, 2015

    Deems it a cost-effective, least invasive treatment option The Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC) has recommended focused ultrasound (FUS) as a possible “cost-effective strategy” and a “safe and effective, noninvasive, uterine-preserving” option for women seeking treatment for uterine fibroids. A new evidence review by Health Quality Ontario (HQO) led to this recommendation by OHTAC,


  7. MRgFUS Educational event for GPs, London 8th October 2014

    September 12, 2014

    Gynaecological Innovation – Knifeless Surgery:  The Birmingham Fibroid Clinic and Spire Parkway Hospital are hosting an educational event for general practitioners and practice nurses on Wednesday October 8th at the Royal Institute of British Architecture (RIBA), 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD. The programme runs from 10am-12:30pm followed by lunch. Attendance certificates will be issued


  8. Mail on Sunday interviews patient for article on MRgFUS treatment of uterine fibroids.

    July 6, 2014

    The Mail on Sunday has interviewed a patient treated at Spire Parkway Hospital  for a feature on MRI guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) treatment of uterine fibroids. Company director, Ruth Wright, underwent the treatment at Spire Parkway Hospital. ‘I went in on the Thursday and was back at work on Monday’, says Ruth. ‘My life has


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    Miss Irani appearing on the current series of Channel 4′s Embarrassing Bodies: live from the Clinic

    May 17, 2014

    Miss Shirin Irani is appearing on the current series of Channel 4′s Embarrassing Bodies: live from the Clinic. The next episode at 8pm on Tuesday 20th May will follow up the case of a patient who phoned the Clinic in Episode 3 to discuss her heavy period problem. Watch episodes of the series on Channel


  10. NICE Issues new guidance on Hysteroscopic Morcellation of Uterine Fibroids

    April 23, 2014

    NICE, the UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, has just published new guidance on hysteroscopic morcellation of uterine fibroids. The procedure is particularly suitable for submucosal fibroids that protrude into the uterine cavity and is available through the Birmingham Fibroid Clinic. Miss Irani, our consultant gynaecologist who performs the procedure, complies fully with all the recommendations


  11. New Birmingham Fibroid Clinic Website goes live

    April 3, 2014

    The new Birmingham Fibroid Clinic website has gone live with increased functionality, new MRgFUS content, patient information video content and updated Downloads. Sign up for our Newsletter to be kept updated.


  12. New MRgFUS service for fibroids at Spire Parkway Hospital

    October 26, 2013

    Spire Parkway Hospital and the Birmingham Fibroid Clinic now offer MRI guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS), a totally non-invasive day case treatment for uterine fibroids. See www.spireparkway.com


  13. New Birmingham Fibroid Clinic office address

    May 26, 2013

    The new administration office and address for correspondence for the Birmingham Fibroid Clinic is: Birmingham Fibroid Clinic Suite B, Harborne Court 67-69 Harborne Road Edgbaston Birmingham B15 3BU


  14. Updated fibroid embolisation patient information

    March 26, 2013

    An updated version of the Birmingham Fibroid Clinic patient information booklet on fibroid embolisation is now available to download from the downloads section.


  15. New location in Harley Street, London

    April 26, 2012

    Dr. Crowe can now offer consultations as well as ultrasound, CT and MRI scanning on Friday mornings at 9 Harley Street. The prestigious clinic is ideally located in central London (nearest tube Oxford Circus). 9 Harley Street Ltd. is part of the Phoenix Hospital Group and BMI Healthcare. For appointments and enquiries contact Dr. Crowe’s private


  16. New services in Nigeria

    October 26, 2011

    The Fibroid Clinic at Lagos is the new Nigerian partner clinic of the Birmingham Fibroid Clinic. Run by consultant gynaecologist Dr. Christian Alabi, it is the first dedicated clinic for women with fibroids in sub-saharan Africa. Dr Alabi is a UK trained consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist currently working as consultant to St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, a large


  17. Dr. Crowe named as one of UK’s Top 10 fibroid specialists in Daily Mail survey

    March 26, 2011

    Dr Crowe has been named by peers as being in the UK’s top 10 fibroid surgeons in a survey conducted by the Daily Mail. The survey, which canvassed 40 leading gynaecologists and interventional radiologists, asked just one question: ‘If your own nearest and dearest were to need fibroid treatment to whom would you refer them


  18. New services in London

    January 26, 2011

    Dr. Crowe is now practicing at the Princess Grace Hospital in central London where he can offer interventional radiology services including uterine fibroid embolisation and varicocele embolisation. The prestigious Princess Grace Hospital is part of the HCA International group of hospitals and is conveniently located just off  Marylebone Road close to Harley Street. For further enquiries please


  19. NICE issues updated UAE Guidance

    November 26, 2010

    NICE, the NHS National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has just updated its guidance on Uterine artery embolisation for fibroids. The guidance document ‘Uterine artery embolisation for fibroids’ and an explaination of the guidance for patients entitled ‘Understanding NICE Guidance – Treating fibroids by blocking their blood supply’ are available to download in pdf format


  20. New Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Radiology website

    October 26, 2010

    See the new website for the Radiology Directorate of the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) of which Dr. Crowe’s main NHS Hospital base, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, is part. Details of the full range of NHS services on offer with useful information for NHS GP referrers.