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Wassenburg to host study day

As part of its commitment to supporting the decontamination sector in delivering high standards of patient safety, Wassenburg is hosting an educational study day.

Milestone reached: 100th Deep Brain Stimulation at The London Clinic

A patient with Parkinson’s disease has successfully undergone The London Clinic’s 100th deep brain stimulation.

Medilink UK appointed exclusive UK partner by Messe Düsseldorf

Medilink UK, the largest representative body in the UK for life science companies has been chosen as the exclusive UK partner by Messe Düsseldorf for MEDICA 2024 in Germany, one of the biggest medical B2B trade fairs in the world.

More than one billion people living with obesity

The total number of children, adolescents and adults worldwide living with obesity has surpassed one billion, according to a global analysis published in The Lancet.

Book your AfPP Roadshow ticket now!

This year, the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) is celebrating 60 years of supporting perioperative practitioners, with a programme of events, including the AfPP Roadshow – taking place at seven locations across the UK.

SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccine-induced antibody responses are long-lasting

A long-term analysis conducted by leading microbiologists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai reveals that antibody responses induced by COVID-19 vaccines are long-lasting.

Infection control standards in A&E have ‘worsened’, new report warns

Infection control standards in A&E departments – vital for containing the spread of infectious diseases – have fallen significantly since the pandemic according to new research published by the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM).

Blindness from some inherited eye diseases may be caused by gut bacteria

Sight loss in certain inherited eye diseases may be caused by gut bacteria, and is potentially treatable by antimicrobials, finds a new study in mice co-led by a UCL and Moorfields researcher.

Sponge-on-a-string test replaces need for endoscopy for thousands of NHS patients

An innovative test trialled by the NHS to help diagnose a condition which can lead to oesophageal cancer has reduced the need for invasive endoscopy in thousands of low-risk patients.

NHS rolls out ‘wearable’ 24-hour infusion for advanced Parkinson’s

Hundreds of NHS patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease are set to benefit from a portable drug infusion that is gradually released around-the-clock to help better control their symptoms.

MTX marks key milestone on new Endoscopy unit at Oldham

Modern Methods of Construction specialist MTX has completed complex groundworks for the new Endoscopy unit in Phase 2 of the new Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) in Oldham, one of the largest in the UK.

Book your place at MEDICA!

The time is ticking to secure your place at MEDICA – the leading International B2B medical Trade Fair taking place this November. The deadline for this year’s applications is the 1st March, so be quick and don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Around one million UK adults are unaware they have diabetes

A new analysis has revealed that approximately 30% of people living with type 2 diabetes in England, or around one million adults, are undiagnosed, while around one in nine of all adults in England are estimated to be living with prediabetes.

NHS to roll out ‘Martha’s Rule’

The head of the NHS has announced the rollout of ‘Martha’s Rule’ in hospitals across England from April, enabling patients and families to seek an urgent review if their condition deteriorates.

CMS provides Kanmed BabyBeds to Oliver Fisher Neonatal Unit

Central Medical Supplies (CMS) has provided Kanmed BabyBeds to the Oliver Fisher Neonatal Unit (OFNU) at Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham, Kent, following fundraising by the Oliver Fisher Special Care Baby Trust (OFSCBT) charity.

Robotic surgery devices market to reach $10 billion in 2024

As the healthcare landscape continues to evolve with technological advancements, the field of robotic surgery and devices is expected to experience unprecedented growth in 2024.

Radiology software cuts diagnostic waiting times at NHS hospital

Radiology technology company Hexarad has been able to reduce diagnostic waiting times for acute and emergency care patients at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust (NWAFT) with its radiology tech platform.

Consultation on screening pathway for Edwards' syndrome

The UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) has opened a consultation on evidence that suggests the quadruple screening test should be added to the antenatal screening pathway for Edwards’ syndrome (trisomy 18).

Review outlines GIRFT’s role in supporting net zero carbon emissions

A review has been published outlining how the GIRFT programme is well-placed to support the NHS in reducing carbon emissions to net zero by 2045.

Dramatic fall in chronic hepatitis C cases in England

The latest data from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) show that deaths due to the hepatitis C virus are at their lowest level in 10 years.

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Upcoming Events

Advancing Ultrasound Probe Decontamination Study Day

Horizon Leeds, 2 Kendall Street #3rd Floor Leeds LS10 1JR
12th March 2024

Webinar: How to be Compliant and Sustainable In Healthcare

ONLINE
19th March 2024 & 21st March 2024 10 am CET time o

POCT Innovators: The Power to Disrupt Series

Cloth Hall Court, Leeds. UK
20 March, 2024

Central Sterilising Club - Annual Scientific Meeting 2024

Crowne Plaza at Gerrard’s Cross
15th April 2024 – 16th April 2024

DECON UK 2024

National Conference Centre, Birmingham
17th April 2024

Infection Prevention & Control

National Conference Centre, Birmingham
23rd - 24th April 2024

Access the latest issue of Clinical Services Journal on your mobile device together with an archive of back issues.

Download the FREE Clinical Services Journal app from your device's App store

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