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NHS Digital launches staff campaign to boost cyber security in the workplace

NHS Digital launches staff campaign to boost cyber security in the workplace

NHS staff are being given support and advice to improve cyber security across the system. The Keep I.T. Confidential campaign aims to educate staff across the NHS on the direct impact of data and cyber security on patient safety and care.
Going digital: The future of NHS Labs

Going digital: The future of NHS Labs

With the UK government’s plan to invest £50 million in NHS diagnostic services, and the work of existing centres of excellence, digital pathology is currently a hot topic for biomedical scientists. The subject is set to become one of the biggest draws at the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) Congress, held at the ICC in Birmingham from 22-25th September, the biggest biomedical science conference in Europe.
Health Innovation Manchester opens £300,000 funding call for companies with innovative healthcare solutions

Health Innovation Manchester opens £300,000 funding call for companies with innovative healthcare solutions

Businesses with innovative healthcare products or services can now apply for a share of £300,000 as a Health Innovation Manchester funding call opens.
HRH The Duke of Gloucester opens Rutherford Cancer Centre North East

HRH The Duke of Gloucester opens Rutherford Cancer Centre North East

The Rutherford Cancer Centre North East was officially opened by HRH The Duke of Gloucester on 18 Septemer 2019, heralding a significant milestone for advanced cancer care in the region.
Life-changing treatment on the NHS for children with rare, deadly disease

Life-changing treatment on the NHS for children with rare, deadly disease

Children in England with a rare condition which leads to early death are set to receive treatment on the NHS, after the health service struck a deal with manufacturers.
England’s top nurse to recruit ‘social media influencers’ to extend reach of NHS App

England’s top nurse to recruit ‘social media influencers’ to extend reach of NHS App

The search is on for nurses and other health professionals across England to become the face of the NHS App on social media and in their communities, helping people to take back control of their own health.
Harrow Health Care Centre backs calls for mandatory MMR vaccination

Harrow Health Care Centre backs calls for mandatory MMR vaccination

One of London’s leading providers of private vaccinations, Harrow Health Care Centre, has said that calls from fellow GPs that would require children to be fully vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella should be listened to and action taken.
NHS violence reduction lead calls for crackdown on knife sales

NHS violence reduction lead calls for crackdown on knife sales

A leading trauma surgeon has led the call for more to be done to restrict the sale of harmful ‘zombie knives’ to help prevent violent crime, according to a report by NHS England.
Completing the Picture returns to Scotland

Completing the Picture returns to Scotland

The educational medical devices symposium, Completing the Picture Scotland, will take place at the Doubletree Westerwood Spa and Golf Resort in Glasgow, on Tuesday 12 November 2019
OneMedicalGroup acquires Rescon

OneMedicalGroup acquires Rescon

Independent health and wellbeing organisation, OneMedicalGroup, has signed a £1million agreement to acquire healthcare technology company, Rescon.
Contract extension following ophthalmology procedures success

Contract extension following ophthalmology procedures success

A 12-month contract extension will see Scotland’s largest provider of cataract procedures continue to use a temporary operating theatre from one of the UK’s leading medical technology companies to help it increase its capacity.
AfPP conference receives record number of attendees

AfPP conference receives record number of attendees

Organisers of the perioperative industry’s leading residential conference - AfPP Residential 2019 - have announced a record number of attendees at their annually-held conference.
Leading health organisations call for PM to put health at the heart of Brexit negotiations

Leading health organisations call for PM to put health at the heart of Brexit negotiations

The Royal College of Physicians has written a letter to the Prime Minister, signed by 16 other leading health organisations, calling for the NHS and wider health and care system to be considered at the highest levels of Brexit negotiations.
New proton beam therapy centre opens to meet rising demand

New proton beam therapy centre opens to meet rising demand

The Rutherford Cancer Centre Thames Valley has announced the opening of its new proton beam therapy suite to meet growing demand for the pioneering treatment.
A-level students encouraged to join the NHS

A-level students encouraged to join the NHS

NHS leaders are calling on A-level students to consider a career in nursing. The NHS has worked with universities to offer more than 7000 extra nursing places in higher education from September 2019.
NHS plan aims to help patients avoid long hospital stays

NHS plan aims to help patients avoid long hospital stays

Action to help tens of thousands more people avoid lengthy spells in hospital is being rolled out nationwide as part of the NHS Long Term Plan.
NHS England approves haemophilia drug funding

NHS England approves haemophilia drug funding

Roche Products and Chugai Pharma UK have announced that NHS England has commissioned Hemlibra (emicizumab) for people with severe congenital haemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors.
UK loses 'measles-free status'

UK loses 'measles-free status'

The World Health Organization has confirmed that the UK has lost its ‘measles free’ status. Measles is one of the most infectious diseases known to man and lots of work is underway to combat the rise in cases.
Hundreds of lives saved through new tech to spot sepsis

Hundreds of lives saved through new tech to spot sepsis

According to a report by NHS England, the NHS has saved hundreds of people from sepsis thanks to better use of digital technology in hospitals.
Cross-sector partnership aims to boost Leeds healthtech sector

Cross-sector partnership aims to boost Leeds healthtech sector

More than three million citizens across the Leeds City Region are set to benefit as senior leaders from the healthtech industry, the regional enterprise partnership, the NHS, local authorities, and five universities today announced a dynamic, new partnership to accelerate health technology innovation.

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