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Cutting costs without compromising on quality

The Clinical Services Journal’s editor Chris Shaw recently visited Unisurge’s Newmarket headquarters to discover the latest expansion developments, and to find out more about the procedure pack specialist’s commitment to delivering quality items at a competitive price.
Frontline staff can help build digital health

Frontline staff can help build digital health

Few would disagree that the most effective way to transform healthcare is to utilise the ful benefits of digital technology – and indeed ful digitisation could bring about new data-derived medical practices on both an individual and population-wide level
Endoscopic technology: Driving earlier detection

Endoscopic technology: Driving earlier detection

The latest LED imaging and ergonomic design developments in endoscope technology are among the most significant for a generation according to Dr Bu’Hussain Hayee, clinical lead for gastroenterology at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
​Post-decannulation wound dressing first

​Post-decannulation wound dressing first

A revolutionary post-decannulation tracheostomy wound dressing, developed by three UK clinicians, is improving patient control, enhancing voice quality and reducing the need for dressing re-application.
Digitally transforming care providers

Digitally transforming care providers

With the Electronic Prescription Service now reducing paper volumes, the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) is broadening its service scope to offer scanning services to all primary and secondary care organisations in the NHS, to support and enhance digital transformation initiatives.
Get wise to hand hygiene campaign

Get wise to hand hygiene campaign

This year’s Global Handwashing Day took place on 15 October 2018 and provided a creative platform to encourage people to wash their hands with soap at critical times.
Life sciences research: The impact on the NHS

Life sciences research: The impact on the NHS

The UK clinical research environment in the NHS is going from strength to strength with year-on-year growth in terms of numbers of participants recruited into clinical research studies and the number of studies being supported each year.
The digital pathway for future healthcare

The digital pathway for future healthcare

The Clinical Services Journal’s technical editor, Kate Woodhead RGB, DMS, believes new technology holds a great deal of promise that we may be able to do more with less. But how will this enable healthcare professionals to use their time more effectively and equally achieve better outcomes for patients
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.

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