Patient Care

20th February 2020

New wireless nurse call fob from Static Systems offers improved safety to out-of-bed patients

Static Systems Group has introduced a wireless call fob that easily connects to existing wired nurse call systems, giving patients the freedom to move around their […]
17th February 2020

Therapy ponies visit WWL

Two very special visitors were welcomed to Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust’s Rainbow Ward. Therapy ponies, Mr P and Poppy drew gasps of surprise […]
17th February 2020

Five things you wish you knew about ovarian cancer

Target Ovarian Cancer’s Nurse Advisers Valerie Lang and Rachel Mugnai, who run the charity’s Support Line, discuss key things to know about the disease for Ovarian […]
13th February 2020

Free of charge scalp cooling to teenagers and young adults

Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust and Paxman offer free of charge scalp cooling to teenagers and young adults Two Huddersfield organisations are working together to ensure […]
5th February 2020

Wristband to help patients with breathing problems

A health trust in Kent is believed to be the first in the country to be pioneering a simple but effective wristband, for patients with breathing […]
23rd January 2020

Pharmacies role in pancreatic cancer diagnosis

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has launched a plan to increase the role of pharmacies in the early diagnosis of cancer.  Here, Becky Rice, Health Information and Policy Manager […]
23rd January 2020

App to help parents manage their child’s health

Digital redbook app for parents to manage their child’s health secures £550K investment, including investment from Day Lewis Pharmacy Nurturey, a child health app on a […]
23rd January 2020

UK Government tackles heart disease with new partnership

The UK Government has announced its intent to pursue an innovative new collaboration to tackle heart disease with pharmaceutical company Novartis Aims to bring first-in-class cholesterol […]
15th January 2020

AI can detect low-glucose levels via ECG without fingerpick test

Tracking sugar in the blood is crucial for both healthy individuals and diabetic patients. Current methods to measure glucose requires needles and repeated fingerpicks over the […]