Patient Care

15th September 2020

Paxman Facebook Live series is beacon of light for UK cancer patients

Scalp cooling expert Paxman has launched a Facebook Live series dedicated to providing support to people undergoing cancer treatment in the UK. The weekly broadcast features […]
14th September 2020

Why are the UK public avoiding their GP?

Over half of the UK say that Covid-19 has made them more likely to try and diagnose their own symptoms instead of consulting a healthcare professional, […]
10th September 2020

Technology holds the key to the early detection of deterioration in patients

With World Sepsis Day on 13th September 2020, Dr Ron Daniels BEM, Chief Executive of the UK Sepsis Trust, provides his thoughts on the importance of […]
3rd September 2020

MHRA issues an EAMS positive scientific opinion for Avelumab

UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issues an Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS) positive scientific opinion for Avelumab as First-Line Maintenance Treatment for […]
25th August 2020

New mobile X-ray machines help staff work more efficiently

Staff are benefiting from new mobile X-ray machines which allow them to work more efficiently. Thanks to a successful bid for funding to NHS Improvement, the […]
24th August 2020

Lymphoedema service achieves very special recognition

The Lymphoedema Service based at Royal Derby Hospital has become one of only 11 centres in the world to achieve special recognition for the care provided […]
12th August 2020

NICE Recommends BAVENCIO® (Avelumab) in combination with Axitinib

…for first-line treatment of adult patients with advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (aRCC) This is the first combination of an immunotherapy with a targeted antiangiogenic therapy to […]
12th August 2020

Innovative research centre launches to improve children’s care  

Children with lifelong neurodevelopmental conditions such as autism and cerebral palsy will soon benefit from ground-breaking studies carried out closer to home after East Suffolk and […]
12th August 2020

Supporting the mental health of critical care patients

Extra psychological help is being provided to critical care patients in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. A pilot project has been launched between the Critical […]