Dr Morton on Sky News covering the NHS recruitment crisis

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Our Founder, Dr Karen Morton, was interviewed on 7 November 2017 by Sky News presenter Gamel Fahnbulleh where she discussed the NHS recruitment crisis and offered a solution for people who can’t get hold of a doctor when they need to.

There’s more to gynaecology than just “medicine”

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Written by Dr Karen Morton Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician and founder of Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline The second episode of Dr Morton’s casebook is here! A typical Saturday morning, which is when I see private patients after a very early game of golf, is always a relaxed meander through heavy periods, abdominal bloating and troublesome shouty […]

The menopause weighs heavily on British women

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Middle-age spread is the biggest concern for those going through the menopause Today, on World Menopause Day, a new study reveals women’s worries during the menopause. The survey commissioned by Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline, Henpicked.net and Menopause in the Workplace asked almost 500 British women between the ages of 40 and 70 about […]

Tales from a gynaecologist’s consulting rooms

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Written by Dr Karen Morton Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician and founder of Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline Dr Karen Morton launches Dr Morton’s casebook…. or the ‘Vagina Diaries’ as rather crudely suggested by her PR adviser! I am probably showing my age, but I remember Dr Finlay’s casebook very well and it is simply the first example […]

Dying from ‘hyperemesis gravidarum’….dreadful vomiting in pregnancy: fortunately a thing of the past

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Written by Dr Karen Morton Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician and founder of Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline News of the Duchess of Cambridge again laid low with hyperemesis, leads me to re-post my piece on this interesting and potentially serious condition. I love the radio. This morning, as I drove home from Guildford where I work as […]

Starting a contraceptive pill: a big moment in a woman’s life!

Contraceptive pill may reduce the risk of uterine cancer
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Written by Dr Karen Morton Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician and founder of Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline The availability of contraceptive tablets fuelled the sexual revolution and liberation of women during the Swinging 60s. Oral contraception was developed initially in the late 50s in the USA and first launched in the UK in 1961: but for married […]

Having difficulty getting pregnant? We can help!

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Written by Dr Karen Morton Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician and founder of Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline Around 80% of couples who are trying for a baby will be pregnant by one year of trying. I always explain that there are 4 things that you need to make a baby. Eggs Sperm Healthy tubes and uterus Factor […]

The Makwala Episode

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Written by Dr Carey Wolfe General Practitioner, member of the London 2012 Olympics medical team, Sports Physician and adviser to Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline The World Athletics Championships have been in the sporting limelight for the past few days, but not always for the right reasons. Should Isaac Makwala of Botswana have been […]

Festival fun – avoiding accidental pregnancy

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Written by the Dr Morton’s communications team See Dr Morton’s Gynae Travel Pack© and enhance women’s health through life Festival fun The Festival Season is beyond halfway, with only Boardmasters at Newquay, Leeds and Reading (plus a few smaller ones) still to come. For many young people they will be a rite of passage, and unforgettable, but […]