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Award winning diabetes initiative generates ‘remarkable results’

Award winning diabetes initiative generates ‘remarkable results’

The diabetes service at Poole Hospital has received an award for a scheme that has improved care for young people with diabetes in east Dorset.
AI: UK organisations at risk of falling behind?

AI: UK organisations at risk of falling behind?

UK organisations risk falling behind oversees competition due to a lack of AI strategy, according to a new report unveiled today by Microsoft UK.
66% of doctors not confident that Matt Hancock understands health and social care risks

66% of doctors not confident that Matt Hancock understands health and social care risks

Members of the website Doctors.net.uk, all of whom are GMC-registered doctors, have been surveyed on their opinions on the current Health Secretary Matt Hancock.
Largest hospital in Wales uses ProReveal in-situ protein testing

Largest hospital in Wales uses ProReveal in-situ protein testing

Synoptics Health, a manufacturer of digital imaging systems for healthcare applications has announced that ProReveal, its sensitive test to detect proteins on surgical instruments is now in use at the University Hospital of Wales (UHW).
"Transformational product" selected  as Rapid Uptake Product by AAC

"Transformational product" selected as Rapid Uptake Product by AAC

Amgen has announced that Repatha (evolocumab) has been selected as an Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) ‘Rapid Uptake Product’ by the AAC Board.
NICE publishes advice on treatment of cluster headaches

NICE publishes advice on treatment of cluster headaches

electroCore, a global healthcare technology company, has announced that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a Medtech Innovation Briefing (MIB) on its non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator (nVNS), gammaCore, for use in the treatment, and prevention, of cluster headache in adults.
Trust open day is first of its kind

Trust open day is first of its kind

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to hold the first open day of its kind this weekend.
Healthcare scientist to join leading improvement programme

Healthcare scientist to join leading improvement programme

Dr Siobhán Brennan, a lead clinical scientist in the Department of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, has been named as one of nine recipients of the Chief Scientific Officer’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership for Leaders in Healthcare Science programme.
Outstanding breast cancer nurses recognised by patients at awards

Outstanding breast cancer nurses recognised by patients at awards

When the Queen Victoria Hospital asked its patients (past and present) to nominate staff they felt went the extra mile for them during their treatment or appointments, they were overwhelmed with the response. Among the winners were Pam Golton from East Grinstead and Rebecca Spencer from Crawley - breast reconstruction nurse specialists at the hospital.
New mobile healthcare unit unveiled at Healthcare Estates 2018

New mobile healthcare unit unveiled at Healthcare Estates 2018

Medical technology specialist Vanguard Healthcare Solutions has officially launched its latest mobile healthcare unit with a VIP guest undertaking the ribbon-cutting duties.
Celebrating 50 years of ERCP

Celebrating 50 years of ERCP

Last month Aquilant partnered with the Royal Stoke University Hospital to deliver the annual ERCP and EUS Symposium. Celebrating of 50 years of ERCP, the two-day event provided formal presentations, panel discussions and international live cases.
AfPP delivers clinical workshop session on patient centred care

AfPP delivers clinical workshop session on patient centred care

The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has delivered a Clinical workshop session on the WHO Checklist at the Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust Program event Theatres and Anaesthesia Conference 2018 on ‘Patient Centered Care’.
A world without surgery-related infections

A world without surgery-related infections

A new 16-page guide, sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, provides fascinating insight into surgery-related infections and antibiotic resistance.
Specialist clinic gives patients rapid access to treatment

Specialist clinic gives patients rapid access to treatment

Patients with psoriasis will be empowered to better manage their condition with the launch of a rapid access clinic designed to improve access to education and personalised treatment.
Experts warn of the dangers of preventable burns injuries at home

Experts warn of the dangers of preventable burns injuries at home

Burns specialists at Queen Victoria Hospital are warning parents and adults of the dangers of preventable injuries at home following a year-on-year increase in referrals to its paediatric burns unit.

CE Mark for Baxter

Baxter Healthcare, a specialist in technology for medication delivery, has announced the CE marking of the Evo IQ Infusion System in the UK and Ireland, along with its recent regulatory approval in Australia. This represents the first in a series of planned regulatory submissions for the Evo IQ Infusion System in countries around the world, with commercial launch activities starting in the third quarter of 2018.
Study has important implications for minimising cross infection

Study has important implications for minimising cross infection

A new, real-life multisite study has found that washrooms have significantly less bacterial contamination when equipped with paper towels for hand drying instead of using jet air dryers.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals shortlisted for two awards

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals shortlisted for two awards

Two pioneering projects led by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have been shortlisted in a national awards programme celebrating healthcare excellence.
Cutting-edge driving assessment centre to open in Manchester

Cutting-edge driving assessment centre to open in Manchester

Accredited by the charity Driving Mobility, RDAC operates 11 driver assessment centres nationwide – it is opening a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Greater Manchester so that more people with disabilities can benefit from assisted motoring.
Leicester Trust brings cutting edge system to hospital estate

Leicester Trust brings cutting edge system to hospital estate

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has contracted a new mobile decontamination unit to the hospital estate, anticipated to create significant time and cost efficiencies across its endoscopy departments.

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