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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.
Pioneering 3D scanner helps detect disease early

Pioneering 3D scanner helps detect disease early

A non-invasive Electro Interstitial Scanner (EIS) has been developed which identifies when organs are not functioning correctly – often before disease occurs.
Tech overhaul aims to make NHS most advanced health and care system in the world

Tech overhaul aims to make NHS most advanced health and care system in the world

Top technology companies will be challenged to develop new, innovative GP IT systems to empower patients to access more health services online and through their phones, according to Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
Northern Health Science Alliance announces new CEO

Northern Health Science Alliance announces new CEO

The Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) has announced that Dr Séamus O’Neill has been appointed as its new chief executive officer.
Partnership aims to help diagnose cancers earlier

Partnership aims to help diagnose cancers earlier

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra has signed a five-year contract with North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust for the delivery of a regional digital pathology system to the Northern Cancer Alliance.
MAC publishes latest report on visas for medical professionals

MAC publishes latest report on visas for medical professionals

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has recommended that all medical roles should be added to the shortage occupation list (SOL), in its first full review of the list since 2013.
Health Innovation Manchester drives digital transformation forward

Health Innovation Manchester drives digital transformation forward

Guy Lucchi is set to join Health Innovation Manchester in June 2019 to lead on the organisation’s digital transformation programme, across Greater Manchester’s £6bn devolved health and care system.
Up to £240,000 AI funding available

Up to £240,000 AI funding available

£240,000 is available through an Innovate UK Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition, with funding from Opportunity North East and NHS Scotland, to investigate the use of AI and machine learning in the NHS.
Endoscopy team achieves prestigious JAG accreditation

Endoscopy team achieves prestigious JAG accreditation

The Endoscopy team at The London Clinic independent hospital and charity are celebrating after achieving the sought-after UK accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians Joint Advisory Group on gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy (JAG).
State-of-the-art 3D mammography units installed at Derby Hospital

State-of-the-art 3D mammography units installed at Derby Hospital

Two state-of-art 3D mammography systems that offer women a more comfortable breast exam experience have been installed at the University of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.

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