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System is another first in Trust’s cancer fight

System is another first in Trust’s cancer fight

A hospital which became the first in the country to get an advanced new £1.9 million machine to treat cancer patients has taken delivery of another.
Companies invited to apply for share of £300,000 funding

Companies invited to apply for share of £300,000 funding

Businesses with innovative healthcare products or services can now apply for a share of £300,000 as a Health Innovation Manchester funding call opens.
Sepsis success highlights Trust’s digital strengths

Sepsis success highlights Trust’s digital strengths

A Trust which has slashed deaths from sepsis has been recognised internationally for using technology to improve patient care.
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.
Pioneering study could improve life for prostate cancer sufferers

Pioneering study could improve life for prostate cancer sufferers

Professor Derek Rosario, consultant urological surgeon at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has been named the chief investigator of a brand new £2.5 million National Institute for Health Research study investigating whether a new exercise programme could improve the lives of men suffering with prostate cancer.
Team effort aims to master urological expertise

Team effort aims to master urological expertise

Consultants at Addenbrooke’s Hospital are passing on years of knowledge to junior doctors by developing a degree course for aspiring young urologists, which is one of the first of its kind in the UK.
UK clinicians urged to prescribe acupuncture to help ease NHS pressures

UK clinicians urged to prescribe acupuncture to help ease NHS pressures

Clinicians across the UK are being urged by the British Acupuncture Council to consider referring their patients for acupuncture to treat a range of different conditions.
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.

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