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UroLift System launches at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 14:33
UroLift System launches at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust25/10/2017 - 15:33

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Trust is offering a new day case surgical treatment in its network of community hospitals.

IC AHSC receives £1.3 million

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 13:09
IC AHSC receives £1.3 million25/10/2017 - 14:09

The Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre has been awarded £1.3 million to develop a National Institute for Health Research London In-Vitro Diagnostics Co-operative.

New technology revolutionising liver care in Dorset

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:52
New technology revolutionising liver care in Dorset25/10/2017 - 12:52

Liver health care across Dorset is to be revolutionised thanks to the arrival of a new charity-funded portable liver scanner at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

People with cystic fibrosis could be monitored through phone or video messaging: NICE

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:09
People with cystic fibrosis could be monitored through phone or video messaging: NICE25/10/2017 - 12:09

Patients with cystic fibrosis could avoid having to travel to clinics if health professionals could monitor them using phone or video messaging.

Poole Hospital neonatal team awarded

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 10:47
Poole Hospital neonatal team awarded25/10/2017 - 11:47

The neonatal service at Poole Hospital has been recognised with a national award.

Northumbria hospital working to achieve ‘smokefree’ status

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 10:25
Northumbria hospital working to achieve ‘smokefree’ status25/10/2017 - 11:25

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is marching towards becoming ’smokefree’ from the end of March next year.

Palliative care service at NNUH expands

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 09:56
Palliative care service at NNUH expands25/10/2017 - 10:56

An expansion of the palliative care service at NNUH has increased the number of patients who can be referred to the team and ensures the highest standards of care.

Liverpool hospital introduces NIPT (reflex DNA) tests

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 09:38
Liverpool hospital introduces NIPT (reflex DNA) tests 25/10/2017 - 10:38

Liverpool Women’s Hospital is the first Trust outside of London to offer Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) (reflex DNA) through the NHS.

Hospital using new app to bring parents closer to newborns

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 09:11
Hospital using new app to bring parents closer to newborns 25/10/2017 - 10:11

GWH's Special Care Baby Unit is one of the first in the region to use a new app which allows nurses to send photographs and updates of a baby’s progress to their parents.

Essex launches new specialist mental health service for mums

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 08:54
Essex launches new specialist mental health service for mums25/10/2017 - 09:54

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust has launched its new Perinatal Mental Health Service.

New prostate biopsy procedure now available

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 08:18
New prostate biopsy procedure now available25/10/2017 - 09:18

Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals has introduced a new ‘gold standard’ prostate biopsy procedure to provide more accurate detection of prostate cancer in men.

Trust appoints first Chief Clinical Information Officer

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 11:39
Trust appoints first Chief Clinical Information Officer24/10/2017 - 12:39

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust has appointed its first Chief Clinical Information Officer.

Employees warned over patient record snooping

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 10:28
Employees warned over patient record snooping24/10/2017 - 11:28

The Information Commissioner’s Office has warned NHS staff of the consequences of looking at patient records without a valid legal reason.

Vital signs technology implemented at Scottish hospital

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 10:00
Vital signs technology implemented at Scottish hospital24/10/2017 - 11:00

The Golden Jubilee National Hospital, in Clydebank, has implemented a new digital system for recording patients’ vital signs.

Review pay system for health care providers

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 09:41
Review pay system for health care providers24/10/2017 - 10:41

It is time to review the system used to pay health care providers, a new report has argued.

Barts surgeon operates using virtual reality

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 09:28
Barts surgeon operates using virtual reality24/10/2017 - 10:28

Professor Shafi Ahmed has used virtual reality to operate alongside other international surgeons on a patient at The Royal London Hospital.

Serco to acquire health FM contracts

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 09:10
Serco to acquire health FM contracts24/10/2017 - 10:10

Serco Group plc has signed Heads of Terms to acquire a portfolio of selected UK health facilities management contracts from Carillion plc.

RCN repeats above inflation pay rise calls

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 08:52
RCN repeats above inflation pay rise calls24/10/2017 - 09:52

The Royal College of Nursing has repeated its call for NHS nurses to receive an above inflation pay rise, following new research.

New trial to improve bladder cancer diagnosis

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 08:40
New trial to improve bladder cancer diagnosis24/10/2017 - 09:40

A new urine test is expected to revolutionise clinicians' ability to diagnose bladder cancer by providing results within three hours.

Better scheduling could allow 280,000 more operations

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 08:16
Better scheduling could allow 280,000 more operations24/10/2017 - 09:16

280,000 more non-emergency operations could be carried out by hospitals each year if schedules were better organised.

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