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Protein testing: A quantitative approach

Protein testing: A quantitative approach

The largest hospital in Wales is using ProReveal in-situProtein Testing to optimise the decontamination process for neurosurgical instruments. By reviewing and making changes to its decontamination process, the hospital has been able to reduce its residual proteins from 3µg to 400ng in six months.
Advances in surgical techniques

Advances in surgical techniques

Mr Dinesh Nathwani, consultant orthopaedic surgeon at The London Clinic private hospital and charity, discusses current and future advances for robot-assisted knee replacement surgery.
Raising awareness of NTM infections

Raising awareness of NTM infections

Dr Jennifer K Quint MSc, reader in respiratory epidemiology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College examines NTM pulmonary disease (NTM-PD).
Tackling clinical evaluation head on

Tackling clinical evaluation head on

Scott Edwards, managing director, solutions delivery at Maetrics, untangles the web of clinical evaluation reports and asks how the challenges can be tackled head on.
Supporting point-of-care bacterial infection testing

Supporting point-of-care bacterial infection testing

Analysis of using CRP with FBC testing at the point-of-care using a unique haematology analyser. The POC application can deliver a number of clinical benefits by impacting on speed of treatment and amount of antibiotic use within paediatric emergency care.
Pathway to value: The customers’ needs

Pathway to value: The customers’ needs

David Southern, managing director at Spirit Access, outlines the pathway to value and explains that commercial models of UK pharma companies need to change.
Decontamination: Collaboration is key

Decontamination: Collaboration is key

The Theatres & Decontamination Conference, taking place on 6 March 2019, at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, will focus on ‘collaboration’ and bringing together theatre and decontamination services in hospitals. Organised by The National Performance Advisory Group (NPAG), The Clinical ServicesJournal takes a look at what visitors can expect at this year’s event.
Digitisation: Key to a successful NHS

Digitisation: Key to a successful NHS

The digitisation of downstream administrative processes such as medical education is key to delivering a sustainable NHS. In particular, new rules from Health Education England regarding medical education funding means there is now a heavy onus on PGME departments to maintain accurate and robust records of study leave that can be securely accessed in real time.
Surgical instruments vs water quality

Surgical instruments vs water quality

Daniel Coole, ABHI Surgical Instruments Special Interest Section chair and managing director of Surgical Holdings explores the complexities of water and its impact on surgical instruments.
The tipping point for workforce planning?

The tipping point for workforce planning?

Years of reports stating how poor workforce planning is have resulted in a situation which is directly affecting the delivery of quality care across healthcare. Kate WoodheadRGB, DMS, warns that for any plan to come to fruition workforce elements need urgent attention.
Infection prevention under the spotlight

Infection prevention under the spotlight

Visitors to the 2019 Infection Prevention and Control Conference will be given the opportunity to learn about the latest research, science, innovation, and discover real-world solutions in the challenge against infection prevention. CSJ takes a look at what else delegates can expect.
Putting patient safety first in perioperative practice

Putting patient safety first in perioperative practice

As a membership organisation and registered charity, The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) works to encourage the exchange of professional information between members and co-operation with other professional bodies. Here,CEO Dawn Stott, shares her vision on enhancing the quality of care and patient safety in the NHS, and the independent sector throughout the UK
The NHS Long Term Plan: Can it deliver?

The NHS Long Term Plan: Can it deliver?

The Clinical Services Journal examines the long awaited NHS Long Term Plan and asks industry experts what they believe its impact will have on the NHS.
At the forefront of healthcare advancements

At the forefront of healthcare advancements

At the heart of healthcare in the Middle East, Arab Health has provided visitors with the latest innovations in healthcare for 44 years.
Integrated technology and smart innovation

Integrated technology and smart innovation

With the NHS facing a growing financial crisis, The Clinical Services Journal speaks to David Rolfe, CEO of Althea UK & Ireland – a company that is helping hospitals make significant cash and efficiency savings each year.
Should all scopes be sterile?

Should all scopes be sterile?

Steris Experts’ Forum, which took place on Thursday 13 September 2018, provided visitors with the opportunity to take part in a unique debate, namely,whether all endoscopes should be sterile. Following two compelling talks,delegates were then asked to cast their vote.
Showcasing the best in digital transformation

Showcasing the best in digital transformation

The international healthcare industry was,once again,spoiledforchoice at this year’s Medica, the world’s largest medical trade event whichtoo k place in Düsseldorf. With a broad range of exhibitors and conferences, the event provided insight into the latest innovations, research, and technology.
A crucial breakthrough in cancer diagnoses

A crucial breakthrough in cancer diagnoses

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Pathology Lab aims to digitally scan 100% of its slides. The Clinical Services Journal discovers why this innovation in digital pathology is a crucial step to faster and better diagnosis of cancer.
Working to improve IV patient safety

Working to improve IV patient safety

A recent report estimates that 237 million medication errors occur in the NHS medication process in England per year. However, a new generation of ‘smart pumps’ could help hospitals to reduce the risk of IV medication errors.
Driving early disease detection

Driving early disease detection

The Clinical Services Journal examines a new collaboration between the Government and the Life Sciences Industry, which aims to save tens of thousands of lives through pioneering research to detect deadly diseases before symptoms appear.

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