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Dermatologist’s sterling work recognised

Dermatologist’s sterling work recognised

A skin expert at Cambridge University Hospitals has been named clinician of the year by the British Association of Dermatologists.
New scanner lands safely after crane drop through hospital roof

New scanner lands safely after crane drop through hospital roof

The London Clinic, a private hospital and charity in Harley Street, will be the first hospital in the UK to offer patients the latest diagnostic imaging with the new Siemens MAGNETOM Vida 3T MRI scanner in September.
Healthcare sector third worst in UK for not relieving stress

Healthcare sector third worst in UK for not relieving stress

More than one in two time-poor healthcare workers are not doing anything to relieve stress outside of work - ironically often due to not having the time - according to new research.
Philips partners with Oxford University Hospitals in digital pathology

Philips partners with Oxford University Hospitals in digital pathology

Royal Philips and Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust, have announced plans to create a digital pathology network to help drive faster and more efficient diagnoses for patients.
Academics announce breakthrough discovery in fight against cancer

Academics announce breakthrough discovery in fight against cancer

A breakthrough by Cambridge academics armed with state-of-the-art gene editing technology could further help clinicians in the battle against cancer.
Hospital staff complete first term of new nursing associate apprenticeship

Hospital staff complete first term of new nursing associate apprenticeship

As university students look back on the last term, for Anna Rose and Yasmin Eager the last four months have provided them with a special opportunity – to become the first trainee nursing associates at the Queen Victoria Hospital.
Canon Medical Systems UK champions community project

Canon Medical Systems UK champions community project

Medical imaging specialist, Canon Medical Systems UK has announced its ‘Respect’ project in association with professional basketball team Sheffield Sharks.
ABHI appoints new international manager

ABHI appoints new international manager

As part of the expansion to its international team, The Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) has appointed Alison Cassells to the role of international manager.
Waiting times for test slashed

Waiting times for test slashed

Waiting times for a complex diagnostic test for some neurological conditions are tumbling at Poole Hospital.
Olympus appoints new director of Medical and Surgical Business

Olympus appoints new director of Medical and Surgical Business

Olympus has announced the appointment of Francis White as the new director of Medical and Surgical Business for the UK and Ireland.
Surge in number of patients accessing cutting-edge clinical research

Surge in number of patients accessing cutting-edge clinical research

More patients than ever before have been given access to cutting-edge clinical research at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, according to new national figures.
NHS trusts face worryingly high levels of senior vacancies

NHS trusts face worryingly high levels of senior vacancies

A near-toxic mix of pressures facing NHS organisations, coupled with a culture of blaming individual leaders for failures beyond their control mean NHS trusts are facing significant difficulties in recruiting and retaining senior leaders, according to a new report from The King's Fund and NHS Providers.
Urgent action needed to curb compensation payouts says MDU

Urgent action needed to curb compensation payouts says MDU

Dr Christine Tomkins, Medical Defence Union (MDU) chief executive has responded to the publication of NHS Resolution’s annual report for 2017/18, which shows that NHS Resolution’s balance sheet provisions have almost trebled to £77 billion in four years.
Launch of the 7th Medica App Competition

Launch of the 7th Medica App Competition

The seventh Medica App Competition has been launched in a bid to search for the best health app solutions in the world.
Staff in the picture for NHS’ 70th birthday

Staff in the picture for NHS’ 70th birthday

More than 100 former and current Poole Hospital staff and volunteers helped mark the NHS’ 70th birthday on Thursday.
GMC says disabled doctors need support to fulfil their potential

GMC says disabled doctors need support to fulfil their potential

UK health services may be missing out because doctors with disabilities and health issues don’t always get the support they need to fulfil their potential, says the General Medical Council (GMC).
'Major milestone' for cancer patients in Dorset

'Major milestone' for cancer patients in Dorset

The keys to the new £9 million radiotherapy building on the Dorset County Hospital site were handed over this month.
Trust’s 70th party is a piece of cake

Trust’s 70th party is a piece of cake

To mark 70 years of the NHS more than 250 balloons will be inflated during a party for visitors, patients and staff in the main concourse of Cambridge University Hospitals.
Medical imaging team achieve top quality assurance mark

Medical imaging team achieve top quality assurance mark

The team who provide vital diagnostic imaging services to patients across Sheffield’s five adult hospitals have been recognised nationally for providing patients with high quality services.
Former BBC Studios to be expanded into world-class medical facility

Former BBC Studios to be expanded into world-class medical facility

Birmingham’s Edgbaston Medical Quarter (EMQ) has received the green light to improve the mix and medical facilities at Pebble Mill, the site of the former BBC Studios.

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