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iPads in Ambulances: NHS Aims to Improve Patient Care

2021 18 May

iPads will be provided to ambulance crews across England to ensure that patients get the right care faster, the NHS brass has announced. Ambulance crews will utilise the 30,000 iPads to send photographs from the scene of an incident, so specialists on standby at hospital can initiate treatment right away when the patient arrives in the emergency... Read more

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Precise Automated Resuscitation with RESPIRA

2020 11 May

An innovative solution to ventilator shortages has been found in Spain – a relatively simple and cost-efficient alternative named RESPIRA. One of the major problems for hospitals fighting the COVID-19 pandemic has been the lack of emergency ventilation devices. GPAINNOVA, a multinational company from Spain, has a simple and efficient solution... Read more

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2nd Royal Hospital International Conference

2019 11 Apr

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Avoiding Emergency Hospital Admissions

2016 08 Feb

A new study has identified a series of innovations that can help address the problem of unnecessary emergency admissions. The study is published in the  Health Services and Delivery Research  journal. Hospital admissions in the UK increased by 47 percent between 1998 and 2013. Recently hospitals have been put on black alert because pressures from... Read more

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Risk of Death Higher for Patients Admitted at Weekend

2015 09 Sep

According to an analysis published in The BMJ, patients who are admitted to hospital at the weekend are likely to be sicker and also have a higher risk of death as compared to patients admitted during the week.  The analysis, carried out in collaboration by University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trusts and University College London, examined... Read more

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Understanding Hospital Weekend Death Risk

2015 12 Jul

Academic researchers from the University of Warwick Medical School believe that more research should be conducted to understand why patients are more likely to die in hospital during the weekend.  Professor Richard Lilford and Dr Yen-Fu Chen started this discussion following the results of The Global Comparators project: international comparison of... Read more

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Emergency Admissions to Hospital via A&E Up, via GPs Down

2014 11 Nov

According to analysis published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, the number of emergency admissions to hospital via A&E departments increased significantly in England from 2001/02 to 2010/11, while the number via GPs decreased. The analysis was conducted by researchers at Imperial College London and was funded by the National... Read more