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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.

Improving outcomes for SSI and thrombectomy could have environmental benefits

New research shows surgical site infection prevention and achieving first-pass recanalisation in mechanical thrombectomy could lead to environmental benefits for the NHS.

UK HealthTech Pioneers Head to Texas to Enhance Demand for UK-Developed Innovation

​Twenty eight of the UK’s most pioneering HealthTech companies are set to visit Texas as part of one of the first major US trade missions since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pregnant women to be offered first test to help diagnose pre-eclampsia

Midwives caring for pregnant women can use one of four blood tests to help diagnose suspected preterm pre-eclampsia, NICE has said in new draft diagnostic guidance.

UK donates 3.7 million medical items to Ukraine

More than 3.7 million items of medical supplies have been given to Ukraine by the UK to help the country cope with the emergency caused by the Russian invasion and to help save tens of thousands of lives.

Cutting-edge science at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2022

Experts will be discussing cutting-edge science on heart health at ESC Preventive Cardiology 2022, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

High-tech 'Find and Treat' service tackles TB

A high-tech, mobile health clinic, 'Find and Treat' is being used to improve screening, testing and treatment of around ten thousand vulnerable, homeless and high-risk people in London every year.

Digital health training programme launched for NHS staff

The UK’s first Digital Health Academy, aiming to help build a digital-ready frontline workforce, is now open to all health and care staff across the UK.

GMC urges doctors to share their experience of workplace learning

Doctors across the UK are being urged to share their views on workplace learning, support and supervision, as the General Medical Council (GMC) launches its annual survey on medical training.

European space agency project to create digital ambulance of the future

Cardiff-based connectivity specialist Excelerate Technology is leading the consortium on an exciting project on behalf of NHS ambulance services; a €5.7m initiative co-funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) ARTES 5G Strategic Programme Line (SPL) and the UK Space Agency (UKSA) to create the prototype for pioneering an always connected and cloud-based digital ambulance of the future.

PEP Health selected to take part in first-ever AWS Healthcare Accelerator for pioneering UK start-ups

PEP Health – a health technology company using AI to analyse the patient experience and improve care – has been selected to take part in the first-ever AWS Healthcare Accelerator in the UK. The programme will support them to scale their operations in the United States.

Sepsis charity calls for increased investment in genetic research

The charity Sepsis Research FEAT is calling for increased funding for genetic research into critical illnesses like sepsis, following ground-breaking findings by a study it funds.

CSC’s Annual Scientific Meeting

The Central Sterilising Club’s 60th Anniversary Annual Scientific Meeting will take place on 4-5 April 2022, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford Upon Avon. This event not only presents the chance to learn but also provides the opportunity to network with multi-disciplinary decontamination practitioners from across the UK.

Upcoming Events

Infection 360: What's trending in infection prevention & control

Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham
27-28 September 2022

IP2022 IS COMING TO BOURNEMOUTH IN OCTOBER 2022

Bournemouth
17-19 October 2022

UKHCA Conference: Listen Up

Pendulum Hotel and Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester
3rd November 2022

MEDICA 2022

Dusseldorf Germany
14th November - 17th November

Future Surgery 2022

ExCel, London
15th - 16th November 2022

IDSc Annual Conference

The Eastside Rooms, Birmingham
29th - 30th November 2022

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Upcoming Events

Infection 360: What's trending in infection prevention & control

Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham
27-28 September 2022

IP2022 IS COMING TO BOURNEMOUTH IN OCTOBER 2022

Bournemouth
17-19 October 2022

UKHCA Conference: Listen Up

Pendulum Hotel and Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester
3rd November 2022

MEDICA 2022

Dusseldorf Germany
14th November - 17th November

Future Surgery 2022

ExCel, London
15th - 16th November 2022

IDSc Annual Conference

The Eastside Rooms, Birmingham
29th - 30th November 2022

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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