Patient Care

18th July 2020

Biofilm early detection findings will advance chronic wound care

Biofilms, microscopic entities not visible by the naked eye, go undetected by health professionals damaging healing tissue and causing delays in wound healing by reducing the […]
15th July 2020

Making HIV treatment more affordable

Ambitious annual target on HIV treatment could be achieved for equivalent of just one month of global spend on HIV drugs The Make Medicines Affordable campaign […]
14th July 2020

Gynesonics introduces the Sonata® System to the UK

…a clinically proven, minimally invasive, day-case treatment for symptomatic uterine fibroids Women with uterine fibroids wait for 3.6 years on average before seeking treatment, 79 per […]
14th July 2020

Dietitians begin research into the link between poor nutrition and post-stroke falls

A research study has been launched by dietitians at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and University of East Anglia that aims to help reduce the […]
14th July 2020

Golfers raise over £5,000 for ICU in mammoth challenge

Golfers who took part in a 72 hole challenge in one day have raised over £5,000 for Scunthorpe hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The event took […]
14th July 2020

87-year-old becomes 1,000th patient to beat COVID at UHDB

UHDB has now discharged 1,000 patients who have beaten Coronavirus and are now back at home with their families – thanks to the care they have […]
9th July 2020

Online webinar from DPC – DAPA-HF lead researcher to share thoughts on his trial

The virtual red carpet is being rolled out for a “highly respected” professor who is taking part in an online webinar for DPC. Professor John McMurray’s […]
7th July 2020

What an amazing feat: 11,683 ventilators produced in just 12 weeks

Newton and Quick Release support Penlon to manufacture 11,683 ventilators in 12 weeks – in response to COVID-19 Consultancies share how they’ve been working as part […]
30th June 2020

Patients benefit from ‘unique’ post-COVID rehab care at home

An elderly patient who beat Coronavirus has praised the ImpACT+ Team at UHDB for helping him get back on his feet after he was discharged from […]