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Royal Colleges support Fight Fatigue campaign

Royal Colleges support Fight Fatigue campaign

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine are supporting the national Fight Fatigue campaign to help raise awareness of fatigue amongst NHS healthcare staff.
‘Roaming’ cancer service is boost for thousands of cancer patients

‘Roaming’ cancer service is boost for thousands of cancer patients

An innovative new service, which will benefit thousands of cancer patients every year at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has just been launched.

Complaints about doctors drop by 8%

A report on the state of medical education and practice published by the GMC, reveals that complaints about doctors dropped by 8% in 2017.
Work begins on advanced healthcare diagnostic centre

Work begins on advanced healthcare diagnostic centre

Liverpool is to be the site of the flagship HQ of Rutherford Diagnostics, located in Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool) at Liverpool City Council’s £1 billion Paddington Village Development.
Scalp cooling specialist wins National manufacturer of the year award

Scalp cooling specialist wins National manufacturer of the year award

Paxman, a manufacturer of scalp cooling technology, has picked up two major awards at the prestigious EEF Future Manufacturing Awards held in London.
Chelsea and Westminster launches innovative digital care pathway for new mums

Chelsea and Westminster launches innovative digital care pathway for new mums

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new digital postnatal discharge system, powered by Lumeon technology.
Children’s unit goes electric as tiny Tesla drives into Poole Hospital

Children’s unit goes electric as tiny Tesla drives into Poole Hospital

A mini Tesla had its first test drive in Poole Hospital’s children’s unit yesterday after a younger patient took it for a spin. The electric children’s ride-on is a way for younger patients to travel from a ward to an operation.
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.

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