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Sheffield Teaching Hospitals named centre of clinical excellence

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals named centre of clinical excellence

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals has been recognised by Muscular Dystrophy UK for providing outstanding care for people with muscle-wasting conditions.
Rheumatology care compromised due to overworked NHS nurses

Rheumatology care compromised due to overworked NHS nurses

The excessive workload for NHS rheumatology nurse specialists is compromising patient care, according to a new report.
Hospital hunts for talented teenagers

Hospital hunts for talented teenagers

A hospital Trust which has for many years run a weekday volunteering scheme for teenagers says it is such a success it is expanding the initiative to include weekends too.
Event aims to drive patient safety agenda forward

Event aims to drive patient safety agenda forward

A unique conference, which focuses on improving patient safety and sharing best practice, has been announced by events specialist, Knowlex - in collaboration with The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP).
Conference puts the spotlight on sepsis

Conference puts the spotlight on sepsis

The latest research, science and innovations in the challenge of managing sepsis will be on offer to visitors to the Sepsis+ 2019 conference.
3D bioprinter wins Grand Award of Design 2019

3D bioprinter wins Grand Award of Design 2019

A 3D bioprinter for human tissue has been awarded The Grand Award of Design 2019.
Nanosonics to host an ultrasound probe decontamination event

Nanosonics to host an ultrasound probe decontamination event

Nanosonics is hosting a complimentary event in May featuring six independent speakers presenting on topics relating to the latest decontamination developments in an ultrasound environment.
Scalp cooling specialist expands into Japanese market

Scalp cooling specialist expands into Japanese market

A medical brand based in Huddersfield that specialises in preventing hair loss for chemotherapy patients is launching its products in Japan following regulatory approval.
Health chiefs urge: Get checked for ‘silent killer’

Health chiefs urge: Get checked for ‘silent killer’

Clinicians who fear there could be up to 4000 people living in the eastern region with a deadly but curable condition are urging them to take action.
Record sales for ABHI UK Pavilion at Arab Health 2020

Record sales for ABHI UK Pavilion at Arab Health 2020

Over two thirds of space at the ABHI UK Pavilion at Arab Health 2020 has been sold within the first 48 hours of being on sale - the fastest sales to date for the association.
Funding announced for pioneering brain surgery

Funding announced for pioneering brain surgery

Pioneering brain surgery that allows children who are deaf to experience the sensation of hearing for the first time is being made routinely available, NHS England has announced.
Annual NHS cancer checks top two million for the first time

Annual NHS cancer checks top two million for the first time

For the first time last year, the NHS in England carried out more than two million checks on people who feared they might have cancer.
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.

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