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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.
NWAS is first ambulance service to implement GS1 Standard

NWAS is first ambulance service to implement GS1 Standard

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) has selected Ingenica Solutions to implement the inventory management system, Ingenica 360.
UK Pavilion set to grow as British HealthTech leads the way

UK Pavilion set to grow as British HealthTech leads the way

Arab Health 2018’s UK Pavilion provided the highest visibility to date for the UK’s HealthTech industry. Managed by ABHI for over a decade, the Pavilion played host to more than 150 British companies, hospital groups, a range of pioneering surgical simulations and visits from international dignitaries.
1000 years’ service recognised at Poole Hospital

1000 years’ service recognised at Poole Hospital

Staff with a combined millennia of NHS service were recognised this week at Poole Hospital’s annual long service awards.
Millions of patients to benefit from Great North Care Record

Millions of patients to benefit from Great North Care Record

The Great North Care Record, a pioneering digital health project, is improving the treatment of three million people across the North East and North Cumbria.
Nanotech provides solution to antimicrobial resistance crisis

Nanotech provides solution to antimicrobial resistance crisis

A British nanotech company has created a potentially life changing technology that aims to overcome the global crisis of antibiotic resistance.
Deal could see NHS receive pay increases ‘almost immediately’

Deal could see NHS receive pay increases ‘almost immediately’

NHS staff in England could receive pay increases of more than 6% over the next three years, in a deal worth £4 billion.
British business wins prestigious award for its US success

British business wins prestigious award for its US success

UK scalp cooling specialist Paxman, has been awarded the BritishAmerican Business TransAtlantic Growth (TAG) Award Small Gold Export Award for its US success.
Court of Appeal ruling: "Ombudsman’s decisions must be fair"

Court of Appeal ruling: "Ombudsman’s decisions must be fair"

A Court of Appeal judgment has criticised the fairness and scope of the former Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman’s procedure for investigating clinical complaints against doctors and other healthcare staff.
New website improves transparency for patients in private practice

New website improves transparency for patients in private practice

A pioneering website that helps private patients find the right clinician and improves transparency within private healthcare has been launched by two senior Birmingham doctors.
UK team to lead innovative European prostate cancer programme

UK team to lead innovative European prostate cancer programme

The University of Glasgow will lead an innovative Pan-European research training programme targeting incurable prostate cancer.
Sheffield Hospitals celebrates vital role of healthcare scientists

Sheffield Hospitals celebrates vital role of healthcare scientists

Healthcare scientists from Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will be giving members of the public an insight into the key role they play in helping to bring innovative and safe care to millions of patients who use Sheffield’s adult hospitals every day.

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