I was invited to Huddersfield by the Yorkshire and Humber Strategic Clinical Network to give an update on oesophageal cancer and Barrett’s oesophagus to primary care cancer leads. A number of key points emerged. Even though the incidence of oesophageal cancer is increasing in the UK especially in male patients, overall survival is increasing. Five-year survival from cases that have been operated on in Leeds is around 40-50%. It is very important for patients with Barrett’s
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I was privileged to be able to attend the excellent BOMSS Meeting in Leamington Spa last week. Internationally recognised speakers attended including George Fielding (New York), Bruno Dillemans (Bruges), Michel Gagner (Montreal) and John Dixon (Melbourne). A lively debate took place on Thursday with the three bariatric surgeons debating the ideal weight loss surgery option for a hypothetical patient aged 28 years with a BMI of 42. Audience participation was encouraged and they voted for
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I had the pleasure of presenting some evidence for weight loss surgery to the British Fertility Society Meeting in Sheffield on 8th January 2014. There is evidence that weight loss surgery may improve female fertility in patients with ‘morbid’ obesity (BMI >= 35) and lead to an increase in the chance of pregnancy afterwards. Pregnancy itself should be avoided in patients 12-18  months after undergoing weight loss surgery and contraception should be carefully considered by
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In June 2013 surgeon level outcome data was published for the first time. Outcomes for NHS patients who have received weight loss surgery have been made available to the public. Surgeons have been able to enter their own data into the National Bariatric Surgery Registry database which is hosted by the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society. Outcomes for operations performed by Mr Jeremy Hayden can be obtained by visiting http://nbsr.e-dendrite.com and entering his name in
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October 24, 2013

New website goes live!

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Welcome to my new website. I am a Consultant Surgeon based in Leeds who treats both NHS and private patients with a variety of health problems. My expertise includes weight loss surgery, cancer surgery (of the oesophagus or ‘gullet’ and stomach) and other common conditions such as gallstones, hernias and reflux disease. I deal with other complex problems including revisional surgery. I hope that you find the content helpful and interesting. I have produced this
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October 4, 2013

Weight loss (bypass) surgery

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Kirsty Westerman, 22, from Leeds, lost more than half of her body weight following gastric bypass surgery under the care of Mr Jeremy Hayden at Spire Leeds Hospital. Just over two years ago Kirsty weighed 27 stone and a GP told her she might not reach the age of 30 without drastic weight loss. “He also said it would be extremely difficult for me to get pregnant,” said Kirsty. “I knew it was time to do
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October 4, 2013

Weight loss (bypass) surgery

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Jason Taylor from Bradford, had weight loss surgery at Spire Leeds Hospital in February 2012, under the care of Mr Jeremy Hayden. He shares his story with us: “I maintained a healthy weight of 13 stone 7lbs until I was 21 when I stopped smoking after 10 years. Although I did put some weight on over the next 15 years, I had an active lifestyle playing football, rugby and working as a manager at Thornton
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October 4, 2013

Gallbladder removal surgery

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Carole White, from Pudsey, Leeds, had gallbladder removal surgery in July 2012 under the care of consultant general surgeon Mr Jeremy Hayden.   With a Caribbean cruise booked to mark her 20th wedding anniversary, and a family holiday to Ibiza scheduled to celebrate her birthday, Leeds business owner Carole White had plenty to look forward to. However, the Leeds mum of four was struck down with debilitating gallbladder problems and placed on a NHS waiting list
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