Patient Care

4th February 2021

Groundbreaking research demonstrates scalp cooling protects hair from chemotherapy

Groundbreaking research, announced ahead of World Cancer Day 2021, proves that scalp cooling physically protects hair follicles from chemotherapy drugs. It is the world’s first piece […]
2nd February 2021

Gogodoc Support NHS COVID-19 Hubs

Gogodoc is a private GP service that is delighted to support the NHS COVID-19 Hubs located in Southall, Hanwell, Ealing and Acton. GP led COVID-19 Hubs […]
20th January 2021

Smart mattress to support neonatal babies

Premature babies, which require specialist neonatal care, will be kept at an appropriate temperature to reduce the risk of complications and improve developmental outcomes thanks to […]
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 […]