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Blood flow, blood pressure or both?

Blood flow, blood pressure or both?

A haemodynamic specialist recognised the demand fromanaesthetists to be able to ‘see’ the relationship between aortic flow and aortic pressure on one display.
Taking the strain out of bariatric care

Taking the strain out of bariatric care

David Southern, managing director at Spirit Access, outlines the pathway to value and explains why he believes that commercial models of UK pharma companies need to change.
Reimagining cataract services

Reimagining cataract services

David Southern, managing director at Spirit Access, outlines the pathway to value and explains why he believes that commercial models of UK pharma companies need to change.
Working to achieve digital transformation

Working to achieve digital transformation

By aligning people, process and technology, chief information and technology officer, Dr Graham Evans, outlines how North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has created the building blocks for clinically-led digital transformation and joined-up health and care.
Setting new standards in patient safety

Setting new standards in patient safety

Daphne Tabone,senior manager,marketing,at Idox Health, explores the options when looking to improve patient safety and achieve cost improvement goals.
Infectionprevention: maintaining standards

Infectionprevention: maintaining standards

Clare Clark, BSc (Hons) Microbiology, technical support manager at schülke UK, believes improved cleaning performance should not be achieved at the expense of material compatibility, or of increasing costs to the health service.
At the forefront of digital transformation

At the forefront of digital transformation

As The Clinical Services Journal discovers, the programme of events for Medica 2018 features product ranges from more than 5000 exhibitors from 70 countries.

A new era in bacterial detection for healthcare?

Dr Andrew Kemp PhD, principal scientific officer at Q Technologies group, University of Lincoln, believes Bacteria Specific Rapid Metabolic Assay (BSRMA) could take us a step closer to a new era in bacterial detection.
New plan to help reduce ‘bed blocking’

New plan to help reduce ‘bed blocking’

York University was the venue for this year’s annual residential conference for the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP). Almost 400 delegates enjoyed a three stream programme with an enormous variety of topics and speakers with a diverse range of content. Among the visitors was CSJ technical editor, Kate Woodhead RGB, DMS.
AfPP annual residential conference

AfPP annual residential conference

York University was the venue for this year’s annual residential conference for the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP). Almost 400 delegates enjoyed a three stream programme with an enormous variety of topics and speakers with a diverse range of content. Among the visitors was CSJ technical editor, Kate Woodhead RGB, DMS.
Making waves in supply chain and procurement

Making waves in supply chain and procurement

Monika Nott, inventory management improvement project lead at Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, and participant member of the Southern GS1 and Scan4Safety adoption group, explains how the Trust has embarked on a successful inventory management improvement plan, and what this can mean to clinical teams.
Lord Darzi’s final report on Health and Care

Lord Darzi’s final report on Health and Care

The principles of the Lord Darzi interim report were published in the August 2018 edition of CSJ. Kate Woodhead RGB, DMS, concludes by reviewing the thinking involved in his final report.
Brexit and what it means for access to medicines

Brexit and what it means for access to medicines

The UK’s 2019 exit from the European Union looms, and as the prospect of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit approaches, new challenges abound. One obstacle facing the national healthcare provider - and patients in both the UK and EU - is a potentially disrupted supply of medicines.
From TV studio to world class medical facility

From TV studio to world class medical facility

For more than 30 years, Birmingham’s Edgbaston was home to the world-famous BBC Pebble MillStudios. Now, the site –which is land-owned by Calthorpe Estates –is being transformed into a 27 acre world class medicaldestination featuring leading hospitals, healthcare centres and the latest cutting-edge medical facilities.
Changing the way instruments are cleaned

Changing the way instruments are cleaned

In a bid to address the issues surrounding ultrasonic cleaning technology, David Jones, MD Alphasonics, discusses a project to develop Advanced Ultrasonic Protein Removal Technology for cleaning surgical equipment.
Improving safety through patient monitoring

Improving safety through patient monitoring

Patient monitoring in theatres is an important aspect of delivering safe, optimal care and the AAGBI outlines the minimum standards of monitoring and the technologies required – both during surgery and recovery.
Patient warming: on the inside and out

Patient warming: on the inside and out

There is increasing awareness of the need to warm patients with forced air or other warming devices, but infusion and insufflation of cold fluids and gas can also contribute to inadvertent perioperative hypothermia. Now there is increasing interest in the role of nutrition in maintaining normothermia.
A digital approach to sexual health screening

A digital approach to sexual health screening

With screening services across the country faced with significant budget cuts, while certain sexually transmitted infections are on the rise, clinics are reaching crisis point as they attempt to do more with less.
Embracing technology to save lives

Embracing technology to save lives

In a recent Westminster debate, ‘Raising standards of infection prevention and control in the NHS’, Andrea Jenkyns, MP for Morley and Outwood, raised her concerns regarding hand hygiene and infection prevention, and the current method of direct observation to measure hand hygiene compliance.
A masterclass in endoscopy

A masterclass in endoscopy

The British Society of Gastroenterology’s (BSG) annual meeting took place at ACC Liverpool, by King’s Dock, and provided 50 symposia from a broad range of specialists. Showcasing the best of British gastroenterology, hepatology and endoscopy expertise, The Clinical Services Journal highlights some of the best 2018 BSG Annual Meeting talks.

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