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Sheffield named as one of only six UK centres in world-leading diabetes project

Sheffield named as one of only six UK centres in world-leading diabetes project

Researchers from Sheffield are to play a leading role in a major international effort aimed at devising better treatments for people living with hypoglycaemia, a common and potentially serious complication of diabetes.
Pioneering procedure offered for common prostate condition

Pioneering procedure offered for common prostate condition

The London Clinic is one of the first hospitals in the UK to be treating patients with a new, pioneering procedure called prostate artery embolization for non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate, a very common condition in older men.
GPs can expect to be sued once every 10 years, MDU reveals

GPs can expect to be sued once every 10 years, MDU reveals

GPs can expect to be sued four times during a 40 year career, though very few are likely to be found negligent, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) has revealed, as it called for a solution to the compensation crisis.
Major investment boosts pace of innovation in VR therapies

Major investment boosts pace of innovation in VR therapies

Oxford VR, a spinout company from the University of Oxford, has raised £3.2 million with investors including Oxford Sciences Innovation, University of Oxford, Force Over Mass, RT Capital and GT Healthcare Capital Partners.
New system helps elevate the standard of patient safety

New system helps elevate the standard of patient safety

Baxter Healthcare Ltd, a specialist in technology for medication delivery, has announced the CE marking of the Evo IQ Infusion System in the UK and Ireland, along with the recent regulatory approval in Australia.
Messe Düsseldorf holds topping-out ceremony for new southern section

Messe Düsseldorf holds topping-out ceremony for new southern section

Messe Düsseldorf has reached the halfway point in one of the most ambitious construction projects in its history. On Friday 14 September the large construction site on the River Rhine witnessed the topping-out ceremony for the new Hall 1.
Device to help stroke survivors wins £50,000 Inventor Prize

Device to help stroke survivors wins £50,000 Inventor Prize

A device which encourages stroke survivors to engage in rehabilitation exercises through competitive and collaborative training was the overall winner of the Inventor Prize, launched as part of the Industrial Strategy, in order to find Britain’s grassroots and garden shed inventors.
Driving best practice through skin care

Driving best practice through skin care

Deb, the occupational hand hygiene and skin care specialist, is shining a light on the importance of the '3-Moments of Skin Care' – a universal best practice standard for skin care which it claims heralds a breakthrough in the fight against OSDs.
Making light work of infection prevention

Making light work of infection prevention

Moonbeam3 from Diverseydelivers UVC light to provide fast broad area disinfection of hightouch surfaces in hospitals and care homes in as little as three minutes.
Patient safety and care enhanced by disinfection systems

Patient safety and care enhanced by disinfection systems

Surfacide's Helios UV-C system will be used in the disinfection of patient and family environments at the University College London Hospitals Trustees’ (UCLH) Cotton Rooms.
It’s a high five for Brainbow team

It’s a high five for Brainbow team

Brainbow, a ground-breaking rehabilitation service for children with brain tumours at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has celebrated its fifth birthday.
Biotech business establishes southern HQ

Biotech business establishes southern HQ

BES, one of the UK’s leading specialists in the design, construction and validation of high specification pharmaceutical, life sciences and healthcare facilities, is to establish a Southern HQ in Milton Keynes thanks to sustained high demand for its expertise in the biotech ‘golden triangle’.
Althea and Samsung Enhance X-ray Services in Leicester

Althea and Samsung Enhance X-ray Services in Leicester

Through the Trust’s vendor-independent managed service, Althea and Samsung Healthcare have worked with Leicester General Hospital (LGH) to replace their plain x-ray rooms. Supported by Althea’s Implementation & Technology experts, LGH selected Samsung’s GC85 from all available systems.
Isle of Wight NHS Trust bids farewell to legacy pagers

Isle of Wight NHS Trust bids farewell to legacy pagers

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust, which provides hospital, community, mental health and ambulance services to over 140,000 island residents, has deployed a smartphone based Intelligent Paging app.
Shining a spotlight on clinical evaluation reports

Shining a spotlight on clinical evaluation reports

Maetrics, a leading international life sciences regulatory and compliance consultancy, have launched a new report providing clarity to medical device manufacturers on the requirements for properly documented, up-to-date Clinical Evaluation Reports (CER).
Trust takes action to maintain patient access to services

Trust takes action to maintain patient access to services

Two mobile operating theatres have been called in by Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust to maintain patient access to services during the refurbishment of two of its permanent operating theatres.
Novel imaging biomarker helps predict coronary inflammation

Novel imaging biomarker helps predict coronary inflammation

Researchers at the University of Oxford, Cleveland Clinic, and the University of Erlangen have identified a novel imaging biomarker – and found it can be used to predict all-cause and cardiac mortality by measuring inflammation of fatty tissue surrounding the coronary arteries.
Sheffield scientist shortlisted for national award

Sheffield scientist shortlisted for national award

A Sheffield scientist investigating the impact hearing aids have on the musical experiences of those who are deaf or have a hearing impairment has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.
SBRI Healthcare saves NHS £30 million

SBRI Healthcare saves NHS £30 million

SBRI (Small Business Research Initiative) Healthcare has announced that it has secured savings in excess of £30 million for the NHS. These findings are part of a report by independent consultants PA Consulting, published on 5 September 2018.
Heart patient makes plea for donors

Heart patient makes plea for donors

A specialist nurse, who was back at work just eight months after having a life-saving heart transplant, is urging people to consider becoming donors.

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