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Trust lifts second coveted conference award

Trust lifts second coveted conference award

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) – which recently won a top award in Finland – has scooped another; the prestigious HIMSS-Elsevier European award for ‘Outstanding ICT Innovation’.
Robotic surgery systems global market expected to reach $7.4 billion by 2028

Robotic surgery systems global market expected to reach $7.4 billion by 2028

The global robotic surgery market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.7% to reach $7.4 billion by 2028, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Self-testing tech improves therapy for heart patients

Self-testing tech improves therapy for heart patients

​A self-testing pathway for patients receiving treatment for long-term heart conditions in north Manchester is said to have 'significantly' increased the quality of their therapy.
Tony Blair urges government to prioritise investment in digital infrastructure of healthcare

Tony Blair urges government to prioritise investment in digital infrastructure of healthcare

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has called for urgent investment in the digital infrastructure required to ensure that UK healthcare continues to improve and advance.
Nearly three quarters of services fail to treat cancer patients quickly enough

Nearly three quarters of services fail to treat cancer patients quickly enough

Research has emerged that nearly three quarters of services are failing to treat cancer patients quickly enough.
Open day helps hospital tackle staff shortage

Open day helps hospital tackle staff shortage

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is taking more action to address the national nursing shortage – and new neighbour the Royal Papworth Hospital is joining in.
World-leading genome study spells hope for sick babies

World-leading genome study spells hope for sick babies

A Cambridge-based study has shown that the diagnosis and treatment of some of the most critically ill babies can be improved by sequencing their whole genome.
Protons to play a vital role in the battle against prostate cancer

Protons to play a vital role in the battle against prostate cancer

An upsurge in demand for proton beam therapy has been predicted as the centenary of the discovery of the proton was celebrated at a major scientific conference.
Mobile CSSD unit provided to Medical Centre Leeuwarden

Mobile CSSD unit provided to Medical Centre Leeuwarden

Two medical technology companies have joined forces to help the Medical Centre Leeuwarden during a vital refurbishment project.
Bringing renal dialysis to communities across Ireland

Bringing renal dialysis to communities across Ireland

Medstor recently provided essential healthcare materials handling and management solutions for a new renal dialysis clinic in County Wexford, Ireland.
Cantel raises £2135 for MacMillan

Cantel raises £2135 for MacMillan

A team from Cantel UK took part in a fundraising event for MacMillan Cancer Support - the company’s chosen charity of the year - and raised a total of £2135.
MBE awarded to Christie chair

MBE awarded to Christie chair

Christine (Chris) Outram, chair of The Christie board of directors, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours list.
Cancer treatment research could save millions of pounds

Cancer treatment research could save millions of pounds

A Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust consultant has spearheaded a health study, which could help patients - and save millions of pounds worldwide.
New transformative cell therapy offered to cancer patients

New transformative cell therapy offered to cancer patients

The London Clinic, a private hospital and charity on London’s Harley Street, is one of a small number of hospitals in the UK to offer adult patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma – an aggressive form of blood cancer - a new, cutting-edge form of immunotherapy called CAR-T cell therapy.
International alliance formed to drive knowledge exchange and innovation

International alliance formed to drive knowledge exchange and innovation

The Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Canadian healthy ageing experts to drive knowledge exchange, innovation and support research collaboration between Canada and the North of England.
Apps Library assessment portal launches

Apps Library assessment portal launches

NHS Digital has announced a digital assessment portal which will streamline and improve the process for developers seeking to have their app included on the NHS Apps Library.
Pioneering 3D scanner helps detect disease early

Pioneering 3D scanner helps detect disease early

A non-invasive Electro Interstitial Scanner (EIS) has been developed which identifies when organs are not functioning correctly – often before disease occurs.
Tech overhaul aims to make NHS most advanced health and care system in the world

Tech overhaul aims to make NHS most advanced health and care system in the world

Top technology companies will be challenged to develop new, innovative GP IT systems to empower patients to access more health services online and through their phones, according to Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
Northern Health Science Alliance announces new CEO

Northern Health Science Alliance announces new CEO

The Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) has announced that Dr Séamus O’Neill has been appointed as its new chief executive officer.
Partnership aims to help diagnose cancers earlier

Partnership aims to help diagnose cancers earlier

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra has signed a five-year contract with North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust for the delivery of a regional digital pathology system to the Northern Cancer Alliance.

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