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Specialist clinic gives patients rapid access to treatment

Specialist clinic gives patients rapid access to treatment

Patients with psoriasis will be empowered to better manage their condition with the launch of a rapid access clinic designed to improve access to education and personalised treatment.
Experts warn of the dangers of preventable burns injuries at home

Experts warn of the dangers of preventable burns injuries at home

Burns specialists at Queen Victoria Hospital are warning parents and adults of the dangers of preventable injuries at home following a year-on-year increase in referrals to its paediatric burns unit.

CE Mark for Baxter

Baxter Healthcare, a specialist in technology for medication delivery, has announced the CE marking of the Evo IQ Infusion System in the UK and Ireland, along with its recent regulatory approval in Australia. This represents the first in a series of planned regulatory submissions for the Evo IQ Infusion System in countries around the world, with commercial launch activities starting in the third quarter of 2018.
Study has important implications for minimising cross infection

Study has important implications for minimising cross infection

A new, real-life multisite study has found that washrooms have significantly less bacterial contamination when equipped with paper towels for hand drying instead of using jet air dryers.
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals shortlisted for two awards

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals shortlisted for two awards

Two pioneering projects led by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have been shortlisted in a national awards programme celebrating healthcare excellence.
Cutting-edge driving assessment centre to open in Manchester

Cutting-edge driving assessment centre to open in Manchester

Accredited by the charity Driving Mobility, RDAC operates 11 driver assessment centres nationwide – it is opening a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Greater Manchester so that more people with disabilities can benefit from assisted motoring.
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.
FutureNova wins prestigious Plastics Industry Award

FutureNova wins prestigious Plastics Industry Award

FutureNova is celebrating having won Consumer product Design of the Year at the prestigious Plastics Industry Award for its innovative medical-grade iPad case, FlipPad.
Award-winning clinic launches in London

Award-winning clinic launches in London

The largest family-run hospital group in Germany, Schoen Clinic, has opened its doors to the company’s first purpose-built hospital outside of its home country.
Idox Health Recognised as Impinj Gold Partner for Healthcare Excellence

Idox Health Recognised as Impinj Gold Partner for Healthcare Excellence

Idox Health has secured Gold Partner status from Impinj after maintaining its position as one of the largest partners across the UK healthcare market.
Survey of surgeons highlights importance of high quality surgical gloves

Survey of surgeons highlights importance of high quality surgical gloves

A survey of practising UK surgeons has highlighted the importance of investing in high quality surgical gloves to improve surgical safety and create long term value for the NHS.
Workplaces championed to promote hand hygiene on Global Handwashing Day 2018

Workplaces championed to promote hand hygiene on Global Handwashing Day 2018

This year Global Handwashing Day takes place on 15 October and Kimberly-Clark Professional is embracing the annual event’s theme ‘Clean Hands – a recipe for health’ by supporting facilities managers with a range of tools to help them champion hand hygiene, health and wellbeing in the workplace in relation to snacking and eating.
Patients praise Sheffield Teaching Hospitals for cancer care experience

Patients praise Sheffield Teaching Hospitals for cancer care experience

Patients have praised staff at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for the care they provide.
New vice president for UK’s oldest surgical Royal College

New vice president for UK’s oldest surgical Royal College

A multiple award-winning consultant surgeon who has dedicated much of his career to the education and training of surgeons has been elected vice president at UK’s oldest surgical Royal College, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Healthcare founders recognised among ‘50 most ambitious business leaders in the UK’

Healthcare founders recognised among ‘50 most ambitious business leaders in the UK’

Dr Guy Braverman and Dr Allen Hanouka, the co-founders of GAMA Healthcare, have been named by LDC as one of the ‘50 most ambitious leaders’ in the UK. LDC, the Private Equity arm of Lloyds Bank, compiled the list of Britain’s leading entrepreneurs in partnership with The Telegraph.
CQC inspection regime having an impact but there is room for improvement, report finds

CQC inspection regime having an impact but there is room for improvement, report finds

Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s “Ofsted-style” inspection and rating regime is a significant improvement on the system it replaced, but it could be made more effective, according to the first major evaluation of the approach introduced in 2013.
CQC rates South Western Ambulance Service's care as 'Outstanding'

CQC rates South Western Ambulance Service's care as 'Outstanding'

England’s independent regulator of health care services the Care Quality Commission (CQC), has rated South Western Ambulance Service (NHS) Foundation Trust (SWASFT) as ‘Good’ in its latest inspection, and ‘Outstanding’ for being ‘Caring’.
Scalp cooling system launched as company strives for zero hair loss

Scalp cooling system launched as company strives for zero hair loss

British scalp cooling specialist, Paxman has launched the latest model of the Paxman Scalp Cooling System (PSCS). Following a successful launch in the US, this updated model is being rolled out to the UK and rest of world markets.
Medtech company receives second Queen’s Award

Medtech company receives second Queen’s Award

Brandon Medical, a Yorkshire-based medtech company has been awarded the most coveted accolade in British business – for the second time – in recognition of its export fuelled strategic growth.
£4 million raised to accelerate growth in healthcare market

£4 million raised to accelerate growth in healthcare market

Ingenica Solutions, a specialist in helping NHS trusts transform procurement and supply chain processes, has successfully raised £4 million in Series A Funding following an over-subscribed investment round.

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