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NHS better equipped for winter with £420 million funding

NHS better equipped for winter with £420 million funding

Hospitals across England are delivering 81 projects to provide improvements this winter using money from a £420 million winter fund.
Could new saliva diagnostic test help eliminate malaria?

Could new saliva diagnostic test help eliminate malaria?

ERADA Technology Alliance, a specialist in rapid diagnostic solutions for early detection of infectious diseases, has announced the imminent launch of a world first diagnostic saliva test for malaria.
New network will boost health innovation and business

New network will boost health innovation and business

University of Brighton researchers are joining forces with entrepreneurs and community groups to turn Brighton and Hove into a focal point for health interventions.
SWASFT paramedic awarded Queen's Ambulance Medal

SWASFT paramedic awarded Queen's Ambulance Medal

A Paramedic from South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Ambulance Medal (QAM).
Complaints about doctors drop by 8%

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.
Walsall Manor to get £36 million investment for a new emergency department

Walsall Manor to get £36 million investment for a new emergency department

The Government has announced that Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust will receive £36 million to build a new emergency department. This is part of the Government’s £963 m funding boost for health facilities across England.
Addenbrooke’s viral video is sign it’s Christmas

Addenbrooke’s viral video is sign it’s Christmas

Staff at Addenbrooke’s Hospital have created a video which has taken the internet by storm, going viral across social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter.
Medicine centres celebrate landmark 100,000 genomes milestone

Medicine centres celebrate landmark 100,000 genomes milestone

Scientists and clinicians from the Yorkshire and Humber NHS Genomic Medicine Centre are celebrating after playing a leading role in helping to deliver the world-leading 100,000 Genomes Project, which hit its nationwide goal of sequencing 100,000 genomes earlier this month.
New state-of-the-art endoscopy centre opens

New state-of-the-art endoscopy centre opens

One of Europe’s largest endoscopy centres has opened to its first patients.
New network will boost health innovation and business

New network will boost health innovation and business

University of Brighton researchers are joining forces with entrepreneurs and community groups to turn Brighton and Hove into a focal point for health interventions.
Pioneering healthcare company wins prestigious Queens Award

Pioneering healthcare company wins prestigious Queens Award

A Buckinghamshire-based ostomy care specialist received the royal seal of approval, when the Duke of Kent presented them with the prestigious Queen’s Award for Innovation, on the 4th December.
Medica Group appoints new chief technical officer

Medica Group appoints new chief technical officer

Medica Group, a leading provider of teleradiology services, has announced the appointment of Marc O’Brien for the newly created role of chief technical officer (CTO).
NHS Wales approves proton therapy treatment centre

NHS Wales approves proton therapy treatment centre

Proton Partners International has announced that the Rutherford Cancer Centre South Wales has been approved by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee (WHSSC) to provide high energy proton beam therapy to adult patients referred from the NHS in Wales.
Healthcare manufacturer builds new site with HSBC UK support

Healthcare manufacturer builds new site with HSBC UK support

A medical components manufacturer and supplier has secured a £3.5 million finance facility from HSBC UK to build two new extensions to its existing facility, creating multiple new job opportunities for the local economy.
Stateside success for UK HealthTech

Stateside success for UK HealthTech

A cohort of British HealthTech companies and medical institutions have taken part in the 10th mission to the State of Texas to showcase medical devices, diagnostic software and digitally-enabled technologies.
Trust prepares for winter pressures with mobile theatre installation

Trust prepares for winter pressures with mobile theatre installation

A Foundation Trust is preparing for winter pressures with the addition of a mobile theatre unit which will help it increase its operational capacity by an estimated 120 procedures a month.
Staff shortages leaves home care sector struggling

Staff shortages leaves home care sector struggling

Squeezed funding and staff shortages are severely affecting home care services in some areas, a new report from The King’s Fund and the University of York has found.
Poole Hospital praised for hip fracture care

Poole Hospital praised for hip fracture care

Poole Hospital has been named as one of the best hospitals for treating patients with broken hips for the third time in four years.
Pioneering cancer treatment is NHS first

Pioneering cancer treatment is NHS first

Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge has become the first NHS centre to pioneer a new generation of immunotherapy for patients with an aggressive form of skin cancer.
Healthcare company wins Large Business of the Year Award 2018

Healthcare company wins Large Business of the Year Award 2018

GAMA Healthcare, a leading supplier of disinfectant wipes and infection prevention solutions to the NHS, has won the Large Business of the Year Award, issued by the Hertfordshire Business Awards.

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