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MEDISAFE WINS QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE UK-based Manufacturer Recognised for Infection Prevention Product Innovation

MEDISAFE WINS QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE UK-based Manufacturer Recognised for Infection Prevention Product Innovation

Bishop's Stortford, UK -- Medisafe UK Ltd. today announced that the business has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation. This is the second Queen’s Award received by the company, with the maker of infection prevention washing-disinfecting systems and related consumables being recognised in 2015 with an International Trade Award.
Research highlights improvements in cardiovascular risk for women developing Type 2 diabetes

Research highlights improvements in cardiovascular risk for women developing Type 2 diabetes

A Diabetes UK-funded study suggests that Type 2 diabetes leads to a smaller increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease for women today than it has done in the past.

Rising demand in cancer diagnostics

NHS England has asked Sir Mike Richards to lead a review of the current cancer screening programmes and diagnostic capacity. The review is set to further improve the delivery of screening programmes and modernise and expand diagnostic capacity.
‘Exciting new development’ opened at Poole Hospital

‘Exciting new development’ opened at Poole Hospital

An enhanced unit, which will reduce waiting times for gynaecology patients, has been officially opened at Poole Hospital.
Getinge to host vascular and endovascular workshops

Getinge to host vascular and endovascular workshops

Getinge will host a series of (endo) vascular workshops, supported by Vascular International at Charing Cross Symposium taking place from 16-18 April 2019, Olympia Grand, London UK.
NHS in drive to prevent stillbirths

NHS in drive to prevent stillbirths

Pregnant women are to be offered specialist stop smoking referrals as part of NHS action to reduce stillbirths, which has already resulted in at least 160 babies’ lives being saved.
NHS thanks staff for record winter performance

NHS thanks staff for record winter performance

NHS staff provided timely, high quality care to a record numbers of people in England this winter, according to official figures published in April 2019.
Leicester completes digital transformation

Leicester completes digital transformation

March 2019 saw the end of CR Radiography at Leicester General Hospital’s (LGH) radiology department with the installation of two state-of-the-art DR Mobiles and the last of three fully automated X-ray rooms.
Temporary minor injuries unit created at NHS Lothian

Temporary minor injuries unit created at NHS Lothian

The creation of a temporary minor injuries unit (MIU) at one of Scotland’s busiest hospitals has had an immediate positive impact.
Welsh NHS patient praises proton beam therapy treatment

Welsh NHS patient praises proton beam therapy treatment

One of the first patients in the UK to receive high-energy proton beam therapy has today praised UK oncologists for embracing proton beam therapy and the transformative effects it has had on his treatment.
Poole Hospital goes ‘virtual’ with new fracture clinic

Poole Hospital goes ‘virtual’ with new fracture clinic

Poole Hospital fracture patients are to benefit from fewer hospital visits and shorter waiting times with a new ‘virtual’ fracture clinic.
NHS Lothian increases capacity with mobile endoscopy suite

NHS Lothian increases capacity with mobile endoscopy suite

A UK medical technology company is helping a Lothian hospital increase its capacity for endoscopy examinations and reduce waiting times for patients.
“No room for complacency” in addressing age discrimination in breast cancer care

“No room for complacency” in addressing age discrimination in breast cancer care

In its latest report, the International Longevity Centre UK (ILC) is calling for greater awareness surrounding age inequalities in breast cancer care and treatment.
New NICE guidance should include acupuncture, says membership body

New NICE guidance should include acupuncture, says membership body

The British Acupuncture Council has said it is ‘extremely disappointed’ that updated guidance on the treatment of urinary incontinence does not include acupuncture.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals awarded exemplar status for image-guided surgery

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals awarded exemplar status for image-guided surgery

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation has been awarded exemplar status by the British Society of Interventional Radiology in recognition of its interventional radiology services.
World-first online lactation care support system unveiled

World-first online lactation care support system unveiled

The world's first online lactation care support system, designed to help GPs support patients who have problems breastfeeding, is being unveiled for the first time in the UK.
One person diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every three minutes

One person diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every three minutes

New analysis by Diabetes UK has shown that one person is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every three minutes in England and Wales.
RCSEd: "Lack of care for young medics symptomatic of wider problem"

RCSEd: "Lack of care for young medics symptomatic of wider problem"

Responding to the publication of a series of accounts that details the lack of care and regard the NHS has for young medics, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) President Professor Michael Griffin OBE, believes the case studies are symptomatic of a much wider problem.
Mental Health Trust cuts falls with patient monitoring technology

Mental Health Trust cuts falls with patient monitoring technology

A clinical study by Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust and Oxehealth has significantly reduced falls and saved time following Manor Hospital’s introduction of the Digital Care Assistant, with benefits for patients, nurses and the organisation.
Anglo-Chinese research targets antibiotic resistance

Anglo-Chinese research targets antibiotic resistance

AGA Nanotech, a British company specialising in ‘nano’ and ‘micro’ technology, has announced it is the UK’s lead partner in an Anglo-Chinese research study to prevent antibiotic resistance in poultry.

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