Ethicon, the Surgical Technologies Company of Johnson & Johnson MedTech, is launching its first-ever roadshow across the UK & Ireland, including a showcase that demonstrates the role of digital innovation in supporting the NHS to tackle the backlog of patients waiting for treatment.
Fast-growing market disruptor Althea UK has landed a new backer in DWS infrastructure, forming a key part of the new pan-European healthcare group ‘Inframedica’.
NHS England, along with a consortium of partners, is inviting people from across England to give feedback on their recent experiences of using urgent and emergency care (UEC) services.
Health tech specialist Dignio has linked up with AliveCor to integrate its KardiaMobile device into the MyDignio smartphone app. The move will allow seamless transmission of electrocardiograms (ECG) recorded by patients in the community direct to clinicians.
Tork, Essity’s professional hygiene brand, has extended its partnership with the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) and Sodexo, to continue to deliver its Environment, Cleaning and Decontamination (ECD) programme for IPS members after a fruitful first year.
Smoking, alcohol use, high BMI, and other known risk factors were responsible for nearly 4.45 million global cancer deaths in 2019, according to new research published in The Lancet, using the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors (GBD) 2019 study.
A new study led by the UK Health Security Agency has found that rates of Group B Streptococcal (GBS) disease are significantly higher in infants of Black or Asian ethnicity, compared to infants of White ethnicity.
The organisers of the HSJ Patient Safety Congress have confirmed a number of high-profile healthcare figures will be speaking at the event – taking place on 15-16 September in Manchester Central.
A new study has revealed for the first time the range and type of illnesses that people with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) are living with, highlighting that there is an urgent need for a more personalised and approach to care for those suffering with the disease.
NHS England has published its new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF), which aims to encourage learning and thereby prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future.
Over 4,500 healthcare professionals from across the surgical sector will reunite in London on 15–16 November 2022 for the largest surgical event of the year.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has released two new resources aimed to help pregnant women and people make informed choices around how they plan to give birth and guide healthcare professionals to support their decision making.
Oesophageal intubation describes the unintended insertion of a breathing tube into the oesophagus (the tube leading to the stomach) instead of the windpipe (trachea). If this is not promptly recognised it causes brain damage or death. There have been a few high-profile cases of unrecognised oesophageal intubation recently, and often such cases result in the deaths of otherwise well patients having routine procedures.
Men at the highest risk for prostate cancer could be fast-tracked for investigation if their genetic risk was considered in general practice, new research has concluded.
Home-testing kits that can help detect early-stage bowel cancer will be rolled out to 58-year-olds in England for the first time, as part of a major expansion of the lifesaving screening programme.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared monkeypox a global health emergency. With the growing severity of the outbreak, it is vital for all clinicians to have access to the latest evidence-based information.
UK life sciences innovators eager to build their global business and showcase UK expertise to key international buyers are invited to join the Department for International Trade (DIT) at the world’s largest event for the medical sector.
COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are safe to use in pregnancy and pregnant women experienced lower rates of health events post vaccination than similarly aged, non-pregnant vaccinated people, suggests a large Canadian study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.