People who work night shifts are at increased risk of developing an irregular and often abnormally fast heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation (AF), according to research published in the European Heart Journal.
NHS England have published the latest bed occupancy data. The number of general and acute beds has increased by 1% on the previous quarter but remains 4% lower than pre-pandemic levels, with 4,567 fewer beds than in quarter one 2019/20.
A new ophthalmology national framework agreement which brings together three legacy agreements, while also adding new categories, has been launched by NHS Supply Chain.
Optellum, a lung-health AI company, has entered a strategic collaboration with the Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson.
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has published the results of its investigation into oxygen pipeline issues during COVID-19.
Research teams at University Hospitals Dorset (UHD) have been presented with the Outstanding Contribution to COVID-19 Research Award for their delivery and management of clinical trials throughout the pandemic.
Women must be equally represented in heart disease research to ensure that treatment recommendations meet their specific health needs, according to new review.
Independent charitable hospital King Edward VII’s, based in Harley Street Medical Area, is incorporating two new innovations to combat some of the damaging long-term side effects of breast cancer surgeries.
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has adopted a new digital-first pathway from DrDoctor for its endoscopy diagnostic service, giving nursing staff more time to focus on care and engaging patients in the pre-procedure process.
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) is striving to ensure that no patient has to wait for the care they need, by implementing a centralised care co-ordination centre powered by TeleTracking’s patient flow platform.
Tork, Essity’s professional hygiene brand, has partnered with the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) and global service provider, Sodexo to launch an Environment, Cleaning and Decontamination (ECD) programme to support infection prevention teams.
A collaborative research study, involving researchers from King’s, Cardiff University and University of Surrey, has investigated the opinions people have of cancer screenings post-pandemic.
Following the success of Medstrom’s recent webinars in 2021, the company is continuing its series with thought-provoking discussion and the exchange of evidence-based research on topical issues in healthcare.