Massive congratulations to Scottish swimmer Kathleen Dawson who has had the most amazing Tokyo 2020 Olympics She was part of the team in the mixed 4x100m Medley who took gold and set a blazing new World Record time. She also reached the finals in the women’s 100m Backstroke finishing 6th. All the more impressive as…

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If you have kindly donated to The Mackay Clinic’s chosen charity – the Duncan Hospital Charitable Trust – then you know that 100% of your money goes to The Duncan Hospital in Bihar in India. So, we are delighted to share some fantastic news with you this morning, as we know many of our patients,…

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Gift the Breath of Life – The current Oxygen producing plant at The Duncan Hospital in Bihar is struggling with unprecedented demand. They are urgently fundraising to help build an emergency plant to provide desperately needed oxygen for Covid patients. A production plant costs £58,000. It is easy to feel helpless watching the tragic scenes…

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Just over 10 weeks ago Professor Mackay received a phone call from Sam Blanchet a former pro rugby player who is now a member of the GB Bobsleigh Team aiming to compete at the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022. Devastatingly Sam had ruptured his achilles tendon. With the games less than a year away Sam…

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Golfer Brooks Koepka has been seen practising ready to tee off in the 2021 Masters at Augusta, Georgia which starts tomorrow. Nothing remarkable about that we hear you say – until you hear that he underwent InternalBrace MPFL repair in the US only 3 weeks ago, after suffering a knee dislocation and ligament damage. We…

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Another excellent evidence based ACL Repair paper published Excellent evidence-based outcomes of ACL repair at 5 years research paper just published. This encourages surgeons to consider less traumatic alternatives to traditional reconstruction. It also shines a light on high-risk groups that would benefit from additional augmentation and are not suited to repair alone. Read paper…

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