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IMAGING Management

A Long and Winding Road from Surgery to PORT?

2021 22 Mar

Researchers from the Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust (BSUH) presented results from a study on “ Time from Surgery to Post-operative Radiotherapy ” at the Annual Radiotherapy and Oncology Meeting of the British Institute of Radiology (BIR) from 17 to 19 March 2021.   Survival rates are significantly worse for patients with head and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Watford General Hospital Refits X-ray Rooms With Automated, Ceiling-Suspended Agfa DR 600 Solutions

2021 04 Feb

Watford General Hospital, part of the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, has refurbished two existing X-ray rooms in its emergency department with  Agfa’s ceiling-suspended DR 600 solutions , and implemented  a mobile DR 100s  unit to provide imaging in A&E. Despite the COVID-19 crisis, the three Agfa solutions were successfully implemented in... Read more

Executive Health Management

The King's Fund - Trust & Transparency in Health Care

2021 24 Feb

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Executive Health Management

Dr. Mike Durkin Assumes Role As Vice Chairman of PSMF Board of Directors

2021 12 Jan

Durkin Will Serve Alongside Chairman Dr. Michael A.E. Ramsay to Help Organization Achieve Goal of Zero Preventable Deaths from Medical Errors by 2030 The  Patient Safety Movement Foundation (PSMF) , a global non-profit on a mission to achieve zero preventable patient deaths by 2030, has appointed Mike Durkin, OBE, MBBS, FRCA, FRCP, DSc to serve... Read more

Executive Health Management

NHS ConfedExpo 2021

2021 16 Jun

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Health Management

What if we Treated Patients More Like Customers?

2020 29 Aug

COVID-19 has ignited the need for data-driven decision making, personalised healthcare and digital delivery. How can the NHS become a customer-focused organisation and reimagine healthcare to meet evolving priorities? Key Points To deliver world-leading health outcomes, the NHS needs to get comfortable with new concepts of healthcare... Read more

IT Management

‘Your COVID Recovery’ – NHS Launches Online Rehabilitation Service

2020 06 Jul

A new on-demand recovery service being launched by the U.K. National Health System (NHS) will help those suffering post-coronavirus effects. The patients would be able to contact health professionals either online or by phone.   You might also like: Providing Alternative Outpatient Delivery Channels   Called ‘Your... Read more

Executive Health Management

RECOVERY: World’s Largest COVID-19 Clinical Trial

2020 06 Apr

In the UK, the world’s largest clinical trial of potential coronavirus treatments, the Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy trial ( RECOVERY ), is underway. It is aimed at assessing the effects of different treatments, including repurposed and novel drugs, on major outcomes in COVID-19.   You may also like : COVID-19 Will Revolutionise... Read more

Executive Health Management

Airline Staff to Help Man 4,000-Bed COVID-19 Hospital

2020 01 Apr

  Airline staff are amongst thousands of personnel to man a new field hospital which opened in East London today for COVID-19 patients.   NHS Nightingale, housed in the Excel conference centre, opened its doors to 500 COVID-19 patients with the capacity to increase to 4,000 beds fitted with oxygen and ventilators.   The centre will care... Read more

IT Management

NHS Approves Free Healthcare Message App

2020 10 Mar

  The NHS has an ongoing campaign to phase out the use of legacy systems, such as pagers and fax machines, across the entire health service.      As a result, NHS staff have turned to using consumer messaging software such as WhatsApp even at the workplace. It's therefore become unavoidable that sensitive clinical information is communicated... Read more