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New report calls for NHS workforce culture to be measured and reported

New report calls for NHS workforce culture to be measured and reported

A new report published by Pulse UK, finds stark trends in the workforce culture of the best and worst performing hospital Trusts. Key findings include staff at ‘inadequate’ hospital Trusts being 20% less likely to believe their Trust prioritises patient care than at ‘outstanding’ Trusts.
Extensive refurbishment ensures theatres are fit for future

Extensive refurbishment ensures theatres are fit for future

Medical Air Technology (MAT) has completed the refurbishment of a pre-existing operating theatre complex at Bedford Hospital, upgrading both theatres 3 and 4 with the addition of ECO-flow Dynamic ultraclean ventilation (UCV) systems.
More than £1 million available for innovative digital social care projects

More than £1 million available for innovative digital social care projects

NHS Digital has announced it is to provide more than £1 million funding for projects that support innovative uses of digital technology in the design and delivery of adult social care. The funding is managed by the LGA.
Surgeon’s new test saves babies’ sight – and lives

Surgeon’s new test saves babies’ sight – and lives

A Cambridge surgeon has developed an innovative device which increases the chances of detecting cataracts and an aggressive cancer called retinoblastoma in new-born babies and infants. It is expected to save vision and lives.
Leeds launches groundbreaking study to spot risks of disease

Leeds launches groundbreaking study to spot risks of disease

A groundbreaking study has launched in Leeds to better understand how proteins in people’s blood can help identify the risk of disease and enable health professionals to decide on the right care to prevent it.
Recruitment day injects interest in hospital careers

Recruitment day injects interest in hospital careers

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to hold another thought-provoking recruitment day – this time aimed at nurses, midwives, support staff and those thinking of entering the professions.
Completion of high-spec wards relieves pressure on NHS clinical services

Completion of high-spec wards relieves pressure on NHS clinical services

A complex re-furbishment project to create a specialist unit for children requiring long-term ventilation care has been completed at Evelina Children's Hospital in London.
Consultant honoured for dedication to improving the practice of cytology

Consultant honoured for dedication to improving the practice of cytology

A top consultant who has played a leading role in helping to develop nationally and internationally recognised services supporting the diagnosis and prevention of cervical cancer has been recognised by the International Academy of Cytology for his outstanding contribution to the field.
NHS App starts public rollout

NHS App starts public rollout

After successful private testing with more than 3000 patients across 30 GP practices in England, the NHS App has started its public rollout.
Boy with rare brain cancer to receive pioneering proton beam therapy

Boy with rare brain cancer to receive pioneering proton beam therapy

A 15-year-old boy with a rare brain tumour has begun world leading treatment at the NHS’ new Proton Beam Therapy centre at The Christie hospital in Manchester.
ABHI UK Pavilion plays host to world's most watched surgeon

ABHI UK Pavilion plays host to world's most watched surgeon

Cutting-edge surgeon Professor Shafi Ahmed will be performing virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) surgery on the UK Pavilion at Arab Health 2019.
Health Minister announces £7 million investment in south Wales’ hospitals

Health Minister announces £7 million investment in south Wales’ hospitals

The Welsh Government is investing £7 million in a new operating theatre and two new scanners at hospitals across South Wales, Heath Minister Vaughan Gething has announced.
Decade of improved outcomes for patients thanks to Surgical Safety Checklist

Decade of improved outcomes for patients thanks to Surgical Safety Checklist

Leading figures in health are celebrating 10 years of a checklist for surgical teams which has saved countless lives and improved outcomes for patients in England and around the world.
Double sperm test is world first for IVF clinic

Double sperm test is world first for IVF clinic

Cambridge IVF has become the first clinic in the world to combine two cutting edge tests to further improve the chances of couples having a baby.
Apprenticeships give healthcare sector an injection of clinical skills

Apprenticeships give healthcare sector an injection of clinical skills

One of the region’s largest employers has rolled out an apprenticeship scheme to boost healthcare skills within the workforce.
New patient pathway provides door-to-door service

New patient pathway provides door-to-door service

Edgbaston Medical Quarter is launching a new patient pathway to provide a door-to-door service to international private patients for complex healthcare treatments to Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city.
Innovation in Anaesthesia Award – winner announced

Innovation in Anaesthesia Award – winner announced

The Association of Anaesthetists has announced the winner for its 2019 Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Award.
UK Med Tech expands outreach to US

UK Med Tech expands outreach to US

Cardio fitness DNA testing specialist, Rightangled has joined the Association of British HealthTech Industries' (ABHI) Innovation Hub, a unique partnership between the ABHI and the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin.
Leicester General Hospital benefits from X-ray systems

Leicester General Hospital benefits from X-ray systems

Althea has delivered state-of-the-art imaging systems to Leicester General Hospital (LGH), through its long-term vendor-independent managed service.
Deb Group brought into expanded SC Johnson Professional

Deb Group brought into expanded SC Johnson Professional

Deb Group has been brought into an expanded SC Johnson Professional organisation.

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