Patient Care

13th January 2021

Nationwide survey highlights concerns over patient safety and poor communication in the perioperative workplace

A survey carried out by the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has highlighted concerns that poor communication in the operating theatre and within the operating team […]
12th January 2021

Almost 20 million antidepressants prescribed during second quarter of 2020

NHS Business Services Authority’s (NHSBSA) latest statistics ‘Medicines used in Mental Health – England Quarterly Summary’ show that 19.6 million antidepressant drugs were prescribed between July […]
6th January 2021

£10 million research collaboration to detect lung cancer earlier

Ground-breaking medical research in a consortium led by two UK universities will explore new ways to diagnose lung cancer earlier and save lives. The Universities of […]
4th January 2021

Patient safety prompts change in procedure

Trusts are being recommended to adopt new practices to protect the safety of patients who need tubes inserted in their airways, thanks to a risk analysis […]
17th December 2020

Research reveals portable digital chest drainage systems could help minimise spread of COVID-19

Pioneering research, which reveals digital chest drains generate and distribute less aerosol generated particles compared to traditional water seal systems, has been published in the Seminars […]
17th December 2020

ESMO clinical practice guidelines recommend scalp cooling to prevent chemotherapy-induced alopecia

The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, has updated the Clinical Practice Guidelines for Dermatological Toxicities Related to Anticancer […]
10th December 2020

Holistic rehabilitation programme for COVID-19 patients

Harley Street Medical Area clinic working with Marylebone gym to offer holistic rehabilitation programme for COVID-19 patients Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Group, Isokinetic – located in […]
2nd December 2020

Patients and charities to benefit from additional free media services this Christmas

Hospital radio, interviews with iconic musicians, BBC archives and more than 600 healthcare information videos are among the services that patients will be able to access […]
30th November 2020

Remote patient technology helps reduce hospital admissions and cares for patients at home

Remote patient technology is helping reduce pressure on hospital beds on Merseyside by offering COVID-19 patients the opportunity to be monitored and cared for in their […]