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GAMA Healthcare awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

GAMA Healthcare awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

GAMA Healthcare, a supplier of disinfectant wipes and infection prevention products to the NHS, has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade in recognition of its rapid growth in overseas sales.

New £5 million imaging centre opens in bid to reduce waiting times

A unique imaging centre in North London has officially opened its doors to patients following accreditation from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care in England.
Royal seal of approval for silicone ostomy product

Royal seal of approval for silicone ostomy product

A life changing silicone adhesive that prevents abdominal stomas from leaking and provides a range of benefits for patients and healthcare professionals, has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise.
White paper explores rise of speciality medicines and challenges to industry

White paper explores rise of speciality medicines and challenges to industry

A specialist British pharmaceutical wholesaler has published a white paper that explores the global challenges of access to, and delivery of, speciality medicines. In particular it looks at the unique challenges and solutions for the industry in terms of demand, access and supply.
New ‘Global Commission’ formed in bid to revolutionise healthcare market

New ‘Global Commission’ formed in bid to revolutionise healthcare market

Shire, a global biotechnology company focused on rare diseases, has formed a strategic alliance with Microsoft, the European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS), and Rare Diseases Europe, a rare disease patient organisation, in order to address the diagnostic challenges for patients living with rare diseases.
Keeping track of hand hygiene compliance

Keeping track of hand hygiene compliance

Hand hygiene and skin care solutions specialist, DebMed, has partnered with RFiD Discovery to combine technologies, in a bid to accurately record real-time hand hygiene moments across hospital wards.
Full suite of point-of-care transducers unveiled

Full suite of point-of-care transducers unveiled

FUJIFILM SonoSite, a specialist in developing point-of-care ultrasound solutions, has announced the launch of two new transducers for the SonoSite iViz point-of-care ultrasound, now connecting a total of four to its hand-held diagnostic tool.
Cloud gives birth to Rosie ideas

Cloud gives birth to Rosie ideas

A ‘thought cloud’ depicting feedback from the first ever maternity workshop at has been given pride of place at the Rosie Maternity Hospital.
Seven Trusts take part in Lean programme

Seven Trusts take part in Lean programme

NHS Improvement has selected seven Ttrusts to take part in its new three year Lean programme in a bid to deliver a Lean Management system in their organisation.
Heart patients among those to benefit as NHS England backs innovation

Heart patients among those to benefit as NHS England backs innovation

Innovative image analysis software that creates a 3D model of the heart and could prevent up to 35,000 patients a year undergoing invasive tests are to be fast-tracked into use by the NHS.
Cancer research team goes plastic-free

Cancer research team goes plastic-free

Poole Hospital’s oncology research team has banned single-use plastic from its department in an attempt to reduce waste and raise money for the hospital’s charity.
Appointments strengthen push into molecular diagnostics

Appointments strengthen push into molecular diagnostics

Oxford Gene Technology (OGT), The Molecular Genetics Company, has announced that on 1 April 2018 Dr John Anson, who has been with the company since 2006 as EVP of R&D, took over as CEO from Dr Mike Evans, who has become a non-executive director of OGT’s board.
Partnership aims to protect children from the dangers of UV

Partnership aims to protect children from the dangers of UV

Hand hygiene and skin care specialist, Deb, has reaffirmed its ongoing partnership with Skcin, the national skin cancer charity, by stepping up its marketing activity and support.
Epic alert exposes ‘silent killer’

Epic alert exposes ‘silent killer’

Patients at risk of the ‘silent killer’ sepsis are being identified and treated quicker at Cambridge University Hospitals thanks to a new alert and action feature in its electronic patient record system.
Protein detection test helps assure instruments are safe for use

Protein detection test helps assure instruments are safe for use

Synoptics Health, a manufacturer of digital imaging systems for healthcare applications, has announced that its ProReveal test to detect proteins on surgical instruments is being used at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the UK’s largest NHS run Sterile Services Departments (SSDs).
Quality of care for patients with dementia improved in radiology department

Quality of care for patients with dementia improved in radiology department

Poole Hospital’s radiology department has implemented several new methods that will make X-ray examinations more comfortable for patients living with dementia.
Chief nurse retires after 38 years of service

Chief nurse retires after 38 years of service

Dr Cheryl Etches OBE, chief nurse and deputy chief executive at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, has retired as Chief Nurse after 38 years of service.
Healthcare has third most stressed workers in UK

Healthcare has third most stressed workers in UK

Those working in healthcare are amongst the most stressed in the UK, according to new research.
Transition to Canon Medical Systems UK complete

Transition to Canon Medical Systems UK complete

The transition of Toshiba Medical Systems to Canon Medical Systems UK is complete with the aim to provide greater access to innovations and an expanding portfolio of imaging systems.
Major US breakthrough for UK developed medical device

Major US breakthrough for UK developed medical device

UK-based medical devices company, Sky Medical Technology, has announced FDA 510(k) clearance for the use of its innovative medical device, geko, in the treatment of pre- and post-operative oedema (swelling) in the US.

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