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Study reveals proton beam therapy significantly reduces side effects

Study reveals proton beam therapy significantly reduces side effects

A groundbreaking study has revealed that cancer patients are at significantly lower risk of experiencing unwanted side effects when treated with proton beam therapy compared with conventional radiation therapy.
Track and trace technology set to improve patient care

Track and trace technology set to improve patient care

Homerton University Hospital, which provides acute treatment and care for patients across the London Borough of Hackney and the City of London, has appointed Genesis Automation to deliver a new track and trace technology system to help manage its essential medical supplies.
Next generation molecular diagnostics business launches

Next generation molecular diagnostics business launches

Health Innovation Manchester and global partner QIAGEN announce ground-breaking new company to develop new tests for the prediction, prevention, and diagnosis of disease.
UK’s latest proton beam therapy centre marks milestone for cancer care

UK’s latest proton beam therapy centre marks milestone for cancer care

The opening of the UK’s latest high energy proton beam therapy centre marks a significant moment in the provision of advanced cancer.
End-to-end solution helps Trust to speed up CT scans

End-to-end solution helps Trust to speed up CT scans

The London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) has acquired three new Siemens Healthineers CT scanners across its three primary sites, with support from Siemens Financial Services (SFS).
COPD audit reveals great strides and areas for improvement

COPD audit reveals great strides and areas for improvement

Care of patients with chronic lung conditions is improving but there are still significant deficiencies that need addressing, according to the world’s largest clinical audit of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) patients, run by the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).
Disabled medical staff to get increased support

Disabled medical staff to get increased support

Disabled doctors and medical students can expect greater support to pursue their careers, following new guidance published on Tuesday 14 May by the General Medical Council (GMC).
Hospital staff offered cervical cancer screenings

Hospital staff offered cervical cancer screenings

Cervical cancer screening appointments have been offered to staff at Poole Hospital to raise awareness of how screening can help identify the onset of the disease.
Funding helps development of pioneering software

Funding helps development of pioneering software

Pioneering software that enables anaesthetists to make better decisions for high risk patients during surgery has been awarded InnovateUK funding.
New radiology equipment installed at Peterborough City Hospital

New radiology equipment installed at Peterborough City Hospital

Vendor-independent managed service and maintenance provider, Althea, has installed brand new radiology equipment at Peterborough City Hospital.
UK HealthTech sector fully supported in China

UK HealthTech sector fully supported in China

The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) is supporting 17 UK companies, ranging from small start-ups to large SMEs, at China Medical Equipment Fair (CMEF).
Back pain app outperforms physiotherapy in clinical trial

Back pain app outperforms physiotherapy in clinical trial

Kaia Health, a digital therapeutics company, announced results from the first randomised controlled trial of its app-based therapy programme for patients with non-specific low back pain. Detailed results of the study showed that patients using Kaia, a downloadable app for back pain, reported significantly lower pain levels compared to the control group treated with physiotherapy and online education.
Class I medical device manufacturers "must act now"

Class I medical device manufacturers "must act now"

A new white paper outlines the critical components of the European Medical Device Regulation for Class I manufacturers and the fall-out derived from non-compliance.
Renowned US hospital group takes first step in UK partnership

Renowned US hospital group takes first step in UK partnership

Construction to transform 15 Portland Place into a new premium health clinic is nearing completion, ahead of the first launch from a new joint venture between two of the world’s leading names in healthcare and medical research.
HME device could prevent fatal errors in intensive care

HME device could prevent fatal errors in intensive care

Medical device company, Medovate, has secured the exclusive rights to develop and market an innovative safety Heat and Moisture Exchanger (HME), a life-saving breathing apparatus designed to prevent critical airway obstruction, a medical ‘never event’.
AHSN Network joins forces with ABHI at Medica 2019

AHSN Network joins forces with ABHI at Medica 2019

The Academic Health Science Networks (AHSN) will take a group of British health innovators to Medica 2019 – the largest healthcare exhibition in the world – in partnership with the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI).
New clinic to provide extra care for mothers

New clinic to provide extra care for mothers

A new birth clinic at Poole Hospital will provide additional care for mums who are pregnant with more than one baby.
New leaders announced to help deliver NHS Long Term Plan

New leaders announced to help deliver NHS Long Term Plan

A leading GP and one of England’s foremost health experts have been chosen to co-chair a new forum which will help oversee the delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan.

Advocacy day promotes healthier hands for all

Skin health and surface hygiene experts are urging the healthcare industry to join them in backing the WHO’s annual ‘Save Lives: Clean Your Hands’ campaign.
First GMC survey of SAS doctors opens

First GMC survey of SAS doctors opens

The General Medical Council’s (GMC) first comprehensive survey of speciality, associate specialist (SAS) and locally employed doctors (LEDs) opens today (Wednesday, 1 May 2019).

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