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The London Clinic partners with Datar Cancer Genetics to offer enhanced cancer testing services

The London Clinic has announced a partnership with Datar Cancer Services to provide precision oncology-based solutions to improve the detection and treatment of cancers.

Ground-breaking regional anaesthesia system to become available in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain

UK-based Medovate has announced an agreement with AKSIA Healthcare FZC to distribute its SAFIRA (SAFer Injection for Regional Anaesthesia) product range in Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain.

East Lancashire Hospitals upgrade patient flow system

Healthcare professionals across East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust will receive an upgrade in their patient flow technology, following an agreement with smart healthcare IT provider Alcidion to deploy Miya Flow.

North East Innovation Lab receives investment of £1.4m to continue vital work to protect health

The North East Innovation Lab, originally established as part of the region’s integrated COVID hub, has received an investment of £1.4 million to continue work on assessing and evaluating the next generation of diagnostic tests.

Goldacre recommendations to improve care through use of data

Professor Ben Goldacre, Bennett Professor of Evidence-Based Medicine at the University of Oxford, has published the findings from his independent review into how the NHS can achieve better, broader, and safer use of health data.

New risk genes for Alzheimer’s discovered in seminal study

Researchers have announced that they have found 42 new risk genes for Alzheimer’s disease.

MPS raise concerns over cancer survival rates

MPs have raised the alarm on the prolonged impact of the pandemic on cancer services in England in a new report which underlines the importance of getting to grips with the cancer crisis.

Patients continue to be harmed by the failure to learn from unsafe care

The charity, Patient Safety Learning, has published a new report, ‘Mind the implementation gap: The persistence of avoidable harm in the NHS’, which criticises failures to learn from incidents of unsafe care.

Leaders In Oncology Care (LOC) rated as ‘outstanding’ by CQC

LOC at The Christie Private Care, part of HCA UK’s long-standing partnership with the NHS, has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by national regulators, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). HCA Healthcare UK now has three ‘Outstanding’ ratings in the North West with The Wilmslow Hospital and The Christie Private Care.

‘National crisis’ in heart failure requires action as cases increase

Ignorance of symptoms and poor diagnosis rates have led to a critical national crisis, causing unnecessary suffering for patients and additional strain on the NHS, according to the UK heart failure charity, Pumping Marvellous.

UK study investigates potential of AI to improve colonoscopy

Researchers from nine locations across the England are using an AI technology to improve polyp detection during colonoscopies allowing doctors to detect signs of bowel cancer at its earliest stages, with the ultimate aim of saving lives.

New report shows positive “speaking up” culture in independent healthcare

Independent healthcare providers have seen a greater improvement in the “speaking up” culture in their organisation over the last year compared with other parts of the healthcare sector.

Doctors and nurses worldwide point to roadmap to future-proof healthcare

Thousands of doctors and nurses from across the globe reveal what is needed to fill gaps and future-proof today’s healthcare system in a new report from Elsevier Health, published two years after the COVID-19 pandemic began.

Partnership funds diagnosis and treatments for prostate cancer

UK Research & Innovation’s Healthy Ageing Challenge and cancer charity Prostate Cancer Research have agreed to become investment partners to help drive innovation.

UKHSA calls for a renewed effort to tackle TB

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is calling on the public and healthcare professionals to help reverse an upward trend in tuberculosis (TB) cases.

Staff survey: over half of nurses feel unwell due to stress

The results of the latest NHS staff survey for England show patients are at risk of receiving poor care due to persistent staff shortages.

Public satisfaction falls, but support for NHS still strong

Public satisfaction with the NHS has fallen to its lowest level since 1997, according to analysis of the 2021 British Social Attitudes survey (BSA) published by The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust.

Lifechanging technology to be rolled out to all type 1 diabetes patients

Everyone living with type 1 diabetes will be eligible for lifechanging flash glucose monitors on the NHS, thanks to new guidance.

New state-of-the-art NHS hospital to help tackle COVID backlog

A new ‘planned care’ hospital dedicated to non-emergency treatment is due to open in Berkshire, as the NHS continues its efforts to address COVID-19 backlogs.

Ockenden review: staff shortages and culture led to deaths

A review into almost 1,600 clinical incidents has identified failures to listen to families, failure to learn from clinical incidents and failure of multiple external bodies to act in improving maternity services, at the The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, over two decades.

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BSG LIVE 22

ICC, Birmingham
20th – 23rd June 2022

EBME Expo 2022

Coventry Building Society Arena, Phoenix Way, Rowleys Green, Coventry CV6 6GE
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17-19 October 2022

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3rd November 2022

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