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Decade of improved outcomes for patients thanks to Surgical Safety Checklist

Decade of improved outcomes for patients thanks to Surgical Safety Checklist

Leading figures in health are celebrating 10 years of a checklist for surgical teams which has saved countless lives and improved outcomes for patients in England and around the world.
Double sperm test is world first for IVF clinic

Double sperm test is world first for IVF clinic

Cambridge IVF has become the first clinic in the world to combine two cutting edge tests to further improve the chances of couples having a baby.
Apprenticeships give healthcare sector an injection of clinical skills

Apprenticeships give healthcare sector an injection of clinical skills

One of the region’s largest employers has rolled out an apprenticeship scheme to boost healthcare skills within the workforce.
New patient pathway provides door-to-door service

New patient pathway provides door-to-door service

Edgbaston Medical Quarter is launching a new patient pathway to provide a door-to-door service to international private patients for complex healthcare treatments to Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city.
Innovation in Anaesthesia Award – winner announced

Innovation in Anaesthesia Award – winner announced

The Association of Anaesthetists has announced the winner for its 2019 Award for Innovation in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Award.
UK Med Tech expands outreach to US

UK Med Tech expands outreach to US

Cardio fitness DNA testing specialist, Rightangled has joined the Association of British HealthTech Industries' (ABHI) Innovation Hub, a unique partnership between the ABHI and the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin.
Leicester General Hospital benefits from X-ray systems

Leicester General Hospital benefits from X-ray systems

Althea has delivered state-of-the-art imaging systems to Leicester General Hospital (LGH), through its long-term vendor-independent managed service.
Deb Group brought into expanded SC Johnson Professional

Deb Group brought into expanded SC Johnson Professional

Deb Group has been brought into an expanded SC Johnson Professional organisation.
Cancer vaccine production facilities extended

Cancer vaccine production facilities extended

The Almac Group, a CDMO serving the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors globally, is expanding its Edinburgh Technopole facility to allow scale-up of its personalised cancer vaccine activities.
Mobile theatre helps improve patient waiting times

Mobile theatre helps improve patient waiting times

A UK medical technology company is helping a hospital Trust continue to deliver orthopaedic procedures during a planned refurbishment of one of its operating theatres, as well as reduce waiting times for patients.
MPs reject EU withdrawal agreement

MPs reject EU withdrawal agreement

MPs have rejected the Prime Minister’s EU withdrawal agreement by 432 votes to 202 – the largest defeat for any government motion.
Sheffield patients to take part in landmark trial

Sheffield patients to take part in landmark trial

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been named as one of 20 UK sites involved in a landmark trial assessing whether a drug commonly used to prevent nausea and sickness after surgery, radiotherapy or chemotherapy could help treat patients suffering with the agonising symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
King's Fund responds to the NHS Long Term Plan

King's Fund responds to the NHS Long Term Plan

Richard Murray, chief executive at The King’s Fund, has responded to the NHS Long Term Plan, which was published on 7 January 2018 with the aim of saving almost half a million more lives with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in cutting edge treatments.
Work begins on one of the most advanced healthcare diagnostic centres in the UK

Work begins on one of the most advanced healthcare diagnostic centres in the UK

Liverpool is to be the site of the flagship HQ of Rutherford Diagnostics, located in Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool) at Liverpool City Council’s £1 billion Paddington Village Development.
£7 million unit meets growing demand for endoscopy services

£7 million unit meets growing demand for endoscopy services

Harrogate District Hospital with the support of partners that include endoscopy equipment supplier Aquilant, is further driving up levels of patient care thanks to its new state-of-the-art endoscopy unit.
Poole Hospital in the top 10 for staff flu jabs

Poole Hospital in the top 10 for staff flu jabs

Poole Hospital is in the top 10 hospitals nationally for flu vaccination uptake by frontline healthcare workers this winter.
 ‘Roaming’ cancer service is boost for thousands

‘Roaming’ cancer service is boost for thousands

An innovative new service which will benefit thousands of cancer patients every year at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has just been launched.
Caring colleagues gift new exercise machine to help patients stay active

Caring colleagues gift new exercise machine to help patients stay active

Poole Hospital staff have decided to donate their prize from a recent local fitness competition to the hospital’s children’s unit.
NHS Long Term Plan aims to tackle major killer conditions

NHS Long Term Plan aims to tackle major killer conditions

The NHS long term plan, published today, aims to save almost half a million more lives with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in world class, cutting edge treatments including genomic tests for every child with cancer.
GMC publishes National Training Survey

GMC publishes National Training Survey

The GMC has published the results of the 2018 National Training Survey (NTS). This includes a case study from the fatigue working group of the Association of Anaesthetists (Association) and the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) describing the work the group is doing to improve the culture around fatigue.

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