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   Professor Nick Harris shares his expertise and advice on ankle and foot conditions with detailed interviews and case studies. Using his substantial experience and knowledge, Nick provides a balanced perspective on both surgical and non-surgical treatments.

Recent Press releases

Professor Nick Harris awarded ‘Foot & Ankle Surgeon of the Year 2019 – Northern England’

Professor Nick Harris awarded ‘Foot & Ankle Surgeon of the Year 2019 – Northern England’

One of the most difficult, yet rewarding, industries to work within, the Healthcare industry has once again come under the focus of GHP in the 2019 Private Healthcare Awards. GHP(Global Health & Pharma) reveals the outstanding services and commitment by organisations dedicated to improving the health & wellness of the variety of communities from across the globe.

Following on from Nick Harris’s recent nomination acceptance and our dedicated research stage, the judging panel have now made their final decisions and it brings me immense pleasure to contact you and inform you of the outcome for the 2019 Private Healthcare Awards.

To confirm, Professor Nick Harris has been awarded:

Foot & Ankle Surgeon of the Year 2019 – Northern England

Every one of our award successors can be rest assured that their recognition was truly deserved, as we carefully evaluate everything from their performance over the past 12 months, their innovation, their methods and their commitment to ensure that only the most deserving names walk away with one of our prestigious accolades.

Total ankle replacement! Total success!

Total ankle replacement! Total success!

Before having total ankle replacement surgery at Spire Leeds Hospital, Barbara Davison could only walk a short distance with the help of a walking stick.

Today, Barbara, 72, a retired farmer who lives in Barnoldswick in North Yorkshire is pain free and can comfortably walk several miles.

The problem first started three years ago. Barbara woke up with a painful left ankle and a limp which never went away. What started as a niggling pain eventually became debilitating. She developed a slight deformity and wasn’t able to walk without a painfully altered gait – her foot was angled out sideways. Every aspect of Barbara’s daily life was affected, she had to rely on friends to do her shopping and was not able to travel to visit her son and six-year-old twin grandsons in Surrey.


Bunion surgery – I feel that Mr Harris has ‘performed a miracle’

Bunion surgery – I feel that Mr Harris has ‘performed a miracle’

Julie, a medical receptionist from Alwoodley, Leeds suffered from prominent and painful bunions.

To add to the misery, she also had bunionettes – a bump that develops on the outside of the foot near the base of the little toe. “It felt like I was walking on a pebble,” said Julie.

Bunions can be hereditary. “Both my mum and grandma had bunions and neither of them had surgery to correct it. My grandma could barely walk and my mum could only walk wearing surgical shoes. I didn’t want to end up that way,” said Julie, 56, a former medical representative.

Julie didn’t wear skyscraper heels, (more…)

About Spire Healthcare Leeds

About Spire Healthcare Leeds

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom, with 39 hospitals, 12 clinics and two Specialist Care Centres across England, Wales and Scotland, treating insured, self-pay and NHS patients.  The Group delivered tailored, personalised care to more than 270,000 in-patients and day-case patients in 2015, and is the leading provider by volume of knee and hip operations in the United Kingdom.

Spire offers in-patient/day-case procedures in areas including orthopaedics, gynaecology, cardiology, neurology, oncology and general surgery and also diagnostic services including imaging and pathology. The group also offers out-patient services, such as consulting, minor procedures, treatments, health checks and physiotherapy.

In 2015, Spire Healthcare was voted Private Hospital Group of the year 2015 by Health Investor Magazine for the second year running.

For further information please visit: www.spirehealthcare.com/leeds

Otley Granny On Course to Run the World!

Otley Granny On Course to Run the World!

Most people look forward to their summer break as a time for rest and relaxation. Tish Joyce, a businesswoman and granny from Otley has other ideas that don’t involve laying by a pool and soaking up the sun’s rays.

To celebrate her 50th year, Tish will complete the first stage of her incredible dream to ‘Run the World’. This year Tish will run Europe, her toughest challenge yet to complete a solo run across Europe completing a total of 2,000 kilometres across seven countries. On July 19 she will fly to Hanover and travel on to Bad Salzuflen. The following day will mark the start of ‘the most amazing run of her life’ which will take her six weeks to complete. (more…)