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New initiative aims to improve care and save lives

New initiative aims to improve care and save lives

A major overhaul of cancer screening has been launched as part the NHS Long Term Plan’s drive to improve care and save lives.
Poole Hospital shortlisted for national flu award

Poole Hospital shortlisted for national flu award

Poole Hospital is up for a prestigious national flu award after 90% of its frontline clinical staff - who deal directly with patients – were vaccinated against flu over the winter months.
Placing encephalitis treatment on the clinical radar

Placing encephalitis treatment on the clinical radar

World Encephalitis Day is taking place this year on 22 February 2019. Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain that affects up to 6000 people in the UK every year.
£1.25 million awarded to pioneering musculoskeletal disorder innovations

£1.25 million awarded to pioneering musculoskeletal disorder innovations

SBRI Healthcare has awarded £1.25 million to help fund the development of 13 separate innovations relating to musculoskeletal disorder and dentistry, oral health and oral cancers.
New code of conduct announced for NHS AI systems

New code of conduct announced for NHS AI systems

A new code of conduct for artificial intelligence (AI) and other data-driven technologies aims to ensure that only the best and safest systems are used by the NHS.
New rapid test for sepsis could save thousands of lives

New rapid test for sepsis could save thousands of lives

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have developed a low cost test for earlier diagnosis of sepsis which they claim could save thousands of lives.
UK emergency services urged to "harness every technological tool available"

UK emergency services urged to "harness every technological tool available"

The effective digital transformation of the UK’s emergency services is essential if it is to continue to provide the best possible blue light services, the general manager of public safety & defence at telent has warned.
Topol Report highlights importance of digital technology in NHS

Topol Report highlights importance of digital technology in NHS

The Topol Review, an independent report on behalf of the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, was released on 11 February 2019, outlining how digital technology may affect the future of healthcare and NHS staff.
Tinnitus under the spotlight at Royal Surrey

Tinnitus under the spotlight at Royal Surrey

Health professionals and patients were given the opportunity to learn more about the latest developments in treating Tinnitus in a seminar at Royal Surrey to mark National Tinnitus Week.
GAMA Healthcare named in Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200

GAMA Healthcare named in Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200

GAMA Healthcare, a leading supplier of disinfectant wipes and infection prevention solutions to the NHS, has been named in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 for the third year running.
‘First of its kind’ cone beam CT scanner installed at Leicester

‘First of its kind’ cone beam CT scanner installed at Leicester

The world’s newest head and neck cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scanner, featuring patented Metal Artefact Reduction, a 120kV generator and the very latest advances in radiographer assistance, has been installed at Leicester Royal Infirmary (LRI).
New digital X-ray room could speed up procedure times

New digital X-ray room could speed up procedure times

Royal Philips has launched a new premium digital X-ray room with improved workflow and enhanced patient positioning tools in a bid to help reduce patient waiting times.
GMC appoints medical education expert to new post

GMC appoints medical education expert to new post

The General Medical Council (GMC) has appointed Professor Sue Carr as its first deputy medical director, a newly-created post to help shape future education and training for doctors.
Royal Colleges support Fight Fatigue campaign

Royal Colleges support Fight Fatigue campaign

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine are supporting the national Fight Fatigue campaign to help raise awareness of fatigue amongst NHS healthcare staff.
‘Roaming’ cancer service is boost for thousands of cancer patients

‘Roaming’ cancer service is boost for thousands of cancer patients

An innovative new service, which will benefit thousands of cancer patients every year at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, has just been launched.

Complaints about doctors drop by 8%

A report on the state of medical education and practice published by the GMC, reveals that complaints about doctors dropped by 8% in 2017.
Work begins on advanced healthcare diagnostic centre

Work begins on advanced healthcare diagnostic centre

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.
Scalp cooling specialist wins National manufacturer of the year award

Scalp cooling specialist wins National manufacturer of the year award

Paxman, a manufacturer of scalp cooling technology, has picked up two major awards at the prestigious EEF Future Manufacturing Awards held in London.
Chelsea and Westminster launches innovative digital care pathway for new mums

Chelsea and Westminster launches innovative digital care pathway for new mums

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has launched a new digital postnatal discharge system, powered by Lumeon technology.
Children’s unit goes electric as tiny Tesla drives into Poole Hospital

Children’s unit goes electric as tiny Tesla drives into Poole Hospital

A mini Tesla had its first test drive in Poole Hospital’s children’s unit yesterday after a younger patient took it for a spin. The electric children’s ride-on is a way for younger patients to travel from a ward to an operation.

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