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Cantel CANEXIS™ Integrated Workflow Solution & Lyngsoe Systems X-Tracking™ Working in Partnership at NHS Lothian

Cantel CANEXIS™ Integrated Workflow Solution & Lyngsoe Systems X-Tracking™ Working in Partnership at NHS Lothian

Cantel and Lyngsoe Systems are pleased to announce they have won a 7-year contract to supply NHS Lothian with new cutting-edge software to help manage and track sterile assets across the Health Board.
New test could lead to early detection of cortisol deficiency

New test could lead to early detection of cortisol deficiency

A new breakthrough test offering a potentially more convenient and less invasive way to diagnose adrenal insufficiency - a decrease in cortisol production - is to be pioneered in a clinical trial at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
A quarter of NHS Acute Trusts’ laboratory information systems ‘not fit for purpose’

A quarter of NHS Acute Trusts’ laboratory information systems ‘not fit for purpose’

Research by Transforming Healthcare Consultancy (THC) has revealed that 25% of NHS Acute Trusts are not compliant with standards that ensure that Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) are fit-for-purpose and user-friendly.
Silver design success for scalp cooling specialist

Silver design success for scalp cooling specialist

Paxman, a manufacturer of scalp cooling technology have been awarded a silver DBA Design Effectiveness Award for incorporating design, across all aspects of its business including product design, R&D, sales and marketing.
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.

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